how to prevent overwriting of the MBR

  sunny staines 20:37 10 Jan 08

Does anyone know how to do this please or is just a case of setting a bios password.

read this article re the "mebroot" trojan rootkit which recommends protecting the MBR but does not explain how.

article = click here

  Fingees 20:46 10 Jan 08


click here

This can be set to scan the master boot5 record for the nasties.(it's free)

  SANTOS7 20:48 10 Jan 08

click here

you can download a fixMBR to floppy from here

click here
use this to scan for any rootkits you may have...

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:59 10 Jan 08
  sunny staines 21:03 10 Jan 08

thanks for the replies and advice.

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