Comparative tests on the identification and automatic removal of variants TDL3 and TDL4

C.R.A.M. (TG Soft's Anti Malware Research Center) have done some TESTS on the identification and automatic removal of TDL3 and TDL4 virus variants with some of the most used AntiViruses on the market.

Since Vir.IT eXplorer 6.8, andvanced removal techniques has been introduces, so it is possible to automatically remove TDL3 and TDL4 ROOTKIT variants (also known as Alureon, TDSS and TDSSkiller).

TDL3 and TDL4 are some very insidious malwares belonging to the ROOTKIT "family", they are very dangerous and well crafted for Microsoft Windows operating systems. They are considered to be some of the most infecting and prerilous viruses that are circulating right now, because they are able to hide inside the operating system and prevent most antiviruses to detect and delete them.

C.R.A.M. (TG Soft's Anti Malware Research Center) researchers have studied these kind of ROOTKIT and had creatd advanced algorithms to detect and remove them (automatically) and they thought it would be a good idea to check which antivirus softwares out in the market can detect and remove these ROOTKITS.

Product Engine Signatures Detect
Avast! Free Antivirus 6.0.1 110224-0
AVG Internet Security 2011 10.0.1209
No No
Avira Antivir Personal
Free Antivirus
No No
BitDefender Antivirus Pro 2011 (11/04/2011) (11/04/2011) No No
BullGuard Antivirus 10 10.0.175
(07/04/2011) No No
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 4.20 6022
No No
F-Prot Antivirus 4.6.2
(06/04/2011) No No
Norton AntiVirus 2011
by Symantec
(07/04/2011) (07/04/2011) No No
Panda Antivirus Pro 2011 (08/04/2011) (08/04/2011) No No
Sophos Anti-Virus 9.5
(11/04/2011) Si No
Vir.IT eXplorer 6.8
by TG Soft
(03/02/2011) Si Si

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