Saturday, April 21, 2012

Remove MBR:Alureon-K [Rtk] (Alureon-K ) as a malicious VBR created by same-name rootkit

MBR:Alureon-K [Rtk] (MBR:Alureon-K) is reported for computer system containing a malicious VBR created by the installer of above trojan.
The infection performs dangerous actions changing the due order of system loading so as to prevent Windows from checking signatures of drives, blocks system debugging options and applies further restrictions. In particular, there are tricks aimed at preventing the removal of MBR:Alureon-K [Rtk].
As regards payload of the infection, apart from the above it consists of loading activities that drop other malwares onto the compromised PC.
Please note the malware blocks its detectors and removers, and applies smart technologies to hide its components from such facilities. Free scanner available here is a rare tool due to its ability to detect and remove MBR:Alureon-K [Rtk] along with other components of Alureon family despite the trojan’s gimmicks.

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