F-Secure BlackLight

Download F-Secure BlackLight

F-Secure is one of the many companies specializing in Internet security software. In response to the growing threat of rootkits, they have been developing BlackLight as a rootkit detection and removal alternative. I've tried the beta on a system intentionally infected with a rootkit and am impressed with the results. The UI is reasonably easy to work with, even for non-geeks. BlackLight does an outstanding job at detecting rootkits. At this point, it's slated to be rolled into F-Secure Internet Security 2006 in January 2006, so it won't be available free forever. On the other hand, rootkit detection is growing in importance, so you may want to keep an eye on which other vendors offer a workable solution. [Windows 2k/XP $0.00]