Gen.Rootkit is a able to give hackers root access to a compromised PC. Gen.Rootkit can operate in the background without a user's permission. Once active, Gen.Rootkit may block a victim's access to certain programs and websites that will help a victim remove the rootkit. Gen.Rootkit can also act as a proxy server and manually spread via executable files. Gen.Rootkit is a dangerous threat that is best to remove with an effective and up-to-date anti-spyware application.