McAfee Rootkit Detective is a program designed and developed by McAfee Avert Labs to proactively detect and clean rootkits that are running on the system. McAfee Rootkit Detective should only be used by knowledgeable individuals at the direction of, and with the support of, a representative from McAfee Avert Labs or McAfee Technical Support. Improper usage of this tool could result in damage to your applications or operating system.
Designed to proactively detect the system objects like processes, files and registry that are hidden to the user.
Provides information about all running processes in the system.
Provides information about various system hooks like SSDT(System Service Descriptor Table) hooks, user/kernel IAT/EAT(Import/Export Address Table) hooks.
Allows the user to clean/remove the malicious objects from the system by renaming/deleting the hidden files/registry.
Allows the user to terminate the malicious processes.
Users can submit samples using the submission feature present in the tool.
Users can also collect the samples manually after renaming them and submit to email@example.com for further analysis.