Trend Micro RUBotted

Posted on September 10, 2009. Filed under: Computer, Freebies, Security, Softwares, Super Fast Updates, Windows/7 | Tags: , , , , , , |

     Malicious software called Bots can secretly take control of computers and make them participate in networks called “Botnets.” These networks can harness massive computing power and Internet bandwidth to relay spam, attack web servers, infect more computers, and perform other illicit activities,to protect your computer from bots here is a free tool called RUBotted.

     Trend Micro RUBotted (Beta) is a small program that runs on your computer, watching for bot related activities. RUBotted intelligently monitors your computer’s system behavior for activities that are potentially harmful to both your computer and other people’s computers. RUBotted monitors for remote command and control (C&C) commands sent from a bot-herder to control your computer. Additionally, RUBotted watches for an array of potentially malicious bot-related activities, including mass mailing – a common activity performed by a bot-infected computer.


   RUBotted co-exists with your existing AV software, providing advanced bot specific behavior monitoring. RUBotted does not rely on frequent, network intensive updates to ensure your computer’s continued protection.

  There is a limitation that Trend Micro does not provide free technical support for RUBotted and I know its not a big deal. 😉

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