RKill is a program that was developed at BleepingComputer.com that attempts to terminate known malware processes so that your normal
security software can then run and clean your computer of infections. When RKill runs it will kill malware processes and then removes
incorrect executable associations and fixes policies that stop us from using certain tools. When finished it will display a log file
that shows the processes that were terminated while the program was running.
As RKill only terminates a program's running process, and does not delete any files, after running it you should not reboot your computer
as any malware processes that are configured to start automatically will just be started again. Instead, after running RKill you should
immediately scan your computer using some sort of anti-malware or anti-virus program so that the infections can be properly removed.
A rootkit is a program or a program kit that hides the presence of malware in the system.
A rootkit for Windows systems is a program that penetrates into the system and intercepts the system functions (Windows API). It can
effectively hide its presence by intercepting and modifying low-level API functions. Moreover it can hide the presence of particular
processes, folders, files and registry keys. Some rootkits install its own drivers and services in the system (they also remain