Why? Microsoft stated The only way to clean a compromised system is to flatten and rebuild..
We share this point of view.
Even if we think removal is not reliable, many users wont take the time to reinstall their system from 0, and reinstall all patches, reinstall all applications, and load backups of all data, they want to remove it. So its better to provide some usefull information people actually use, even if its not that reliable, than providing nothing but “flatten and rebuild”
Before we start to remove the malware, we have to make sure it does not come back right after we removed it.
Make sure you got:
There are several utilities designed to be small and efficient to remove malware, without having to buy the whole product.
We’ll focus on “f-bot” by f-secure here. If you think we should add some other vendors product, mail us.