Got ZBot (ZeusBot) Malware? Then Download BitDefender’s Free Special Removal Tool

image Lately it seems, we’re seeing more and more specialty malware removal tools, each one specially designed to eliminate a specific malware threat. Or, in some cases, a specific class of malware. In fact, we’ve covered several of these tools in the last week or so.

One of the tools we previously covered here, Rkill, an excellent free specialty tool designed to deal with the removal of rogue software, has been download 11,000+ times through Tech Thoughts, since June 17, 2010. I think those numbers speak to the need for these specialty tools.

The infamous ZBot, aka Zeus, ZeusBot or WSNPoem, can be one of the most frustrating Trojans to eradicate from a system, and recognizing this, BitDefender has developed and released, a free removal tool designed specifically to deal with this threat.

Since ZBot is one of the most prolific breeds of malware, and new variants appear every day, if you suspect that you are infected by this scourge, be sure to download the latest version of the ZBot Removal Tool.

Download at: BitDefender

More info about the threat is available here.

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4 responses to “Got ZBot (ZeusBot) Malware? Then Download BitDefender’s Free Special Removal Tool

  1. Mal

    Hey Bill,

    Of all the malware out there, this is one of the one’s that worry me the most. So I will definitely be giving this tool a tryout.


    • Hey Mal,

      You’re right to be concerned – this packs one hell of a punch.

      That reminds me – did you ever install SpyShelter Anti-Keylogger (I know you were running *SnoopFree Privacy Shield*). Either one though, should act as an early warning against this, since it attempts to grab screen shots.

      You’re also proficient in using CurrPorts, and since this crap sets up a server which listens to selected ports, you’d pick it up.

      As usual Mal, you’re miles ahead of the class. 🙂 You’ve got no worries.



  2. Mal

    Hey Bill,

    I was lucky enough to get a free 12 month licence of Zemana Antilogger on one your contests around 6 months ago. This is a superb application. I was running Snoopfree before that, which is also great, but Zemana is way ahead of Snoopfree.

    I never did try out Spyshelter, but you never know, I might give it a run when my Zemana licence runs out. It looks good, that’s for sure.