|Operating system||Microsoft Windows|
GMER is a software tool for detecting and removing rootkits written by a Polish researcher Przemysław Gmerek. It runs on Microsoft Windows and has support for Windows NT, 2000, XP, Vista, 7 and 8. With version 2.0.18327 full support for Windows x64 is added.
At the time of first release in 2004 it introduced innovative rootkit detection techniques and quickly gained popularity for its effectiveness. It was incorporated by a few antivirus tools including Avast! antivirus. and SDFix.
- GMER Home Page
- "GMER avast! nalepszy w testach antirootkit" (in Polish). 2007. Retrieved 2014-10-06.
- Larry Stevenson, Nancy Altholz (2006). Rootkits for dummies. p. 283.
- "Warning on stealthy Windows virus". BBC. 2008. Retrieved 2014-10-07.
- Brian Krebs (2008). "New Nasty Hides From Windows, Anti-Virus Tools". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2014-10-07.
- avast’s Top 5 Hidden Gems
- "SDFix v1.240". Retrieved 2014-10-07.
- "Malicious Software: One Person's Perspective". 2008. Retrieved 2014-10-07.
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