RUBotted monitors your computer for potential infection and suspicious activities associated with bots. Bots are malicious files that enable cybercriminals to secretly take control of your computer. Upon discovering a potential infection, RUBotted will identify and clean them with HouseCall.
The botnet masters are gaining ground. As more bots secretly take control of computers and use these infected machines in malicious activities, bot networks are becoming more resilient. The emergence of new bot families and the continued proliferation of some of the threat-landscapeÂ’s most notorious botnets only reinforce the need for a reliable solution against botnets. Protect your system by continuously monitoring your computer for potential infection and suspicious activities with RUBotted.
The new version of RUBotted features improved detection of unknown versions of bot clients and better cleaning capabilities for infected machines. Compatible with other antivirus products that may already be installed in user systems, RUBotted allows for seamless integration at no cost.
RUBotted also interfaces with Smart Protection Network that provides proactive blocking through the Trend Micro Web reputation service to help identify and block new threats. It is capable of detecting known and unknown variants of known botnet families including some of the most notorious botnets today:
ZBOT/ZeuS Â– bank information stealer
KOOBFACE Â– most successful Web 2.0 botnet
WALEDAC Â– infamous spamming bot
Using RUBotted To use RUBotted, just make sure that your computer has a working Internet connection. RUBotted can use your current network settings automatically.
Removing Bots If a bot infects your computer, the RUBotted system tray icon will display a pop-up to alert you. RUBotted will use HouseCall to remove the botnet client and inform you of the result.
You may right-click the system tray icon and Open Console to view the status and log of detections.