Threat Database Rootkits Rootkit.Boot.Sst.A


By Sumo3000 in Rootkits

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 80 % (High)
Infected Computers: 5
First Seen: November 18, 2011
Last Seen: October 11, 2021
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Rootkit.Boot.Sst.A is a dangerous rootkit program that allows cybercriminals to gain administrator-level access to the targeted computer system or computer network. Rootkit.Boot.Sst.A can be installed on the affected PC system either by exploiting a known vulnerability or cracking a password. Once Rootkit.Boot.Sst.A is installed, it enables the cybercriminal to hide invasion and get root or privileged access to the computer and, possibly, other PCs on the network. Get rid of Rootkit.Boot.Sst.A immediately after detection.


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