Rootkits are extremely advanced pieces of malware, built with complete stealth in mind.
They can camouflage themselves among other legitimate processes running onto the system, which dramatically increases discovery and disinfection times.
Rootkits are not only extremely difficult to detect, but they are also impossible to manually disinfect by the average computer user. Even specialized antivirus programs are sometimes incapable of cleaning them. Bitdefender products include an Anti-Rootkit module for detecting and eliminating hidden security threats.
Rootkits are also designed to take complete control over the entire affected computer, without user