Posts Tagged ‘registry’

Malwarebytes Hijack.Securityrun Hits Explained

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

If your recent Malwarebyte scans have turned up evidence of something called, “Hijack.Securityrun,” this article might help to explain why and what to do about it.

When I ran the usual Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Pro scan today I noticed that the program detected a set of threats it called Hijack.Securityrun. The threats it detected during the scan were rated as high and malware, and pointed all to the Windows Registry. A quick search for the used threat descriptor Hijack.Securityrun would only return one result on a support forum where users of the software reported the same issue in the past couple of days.

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Regbak – Registry Backup and Restore Tool

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

This is third party software, but it also sounds like an interesting tool to add to one’s arsenal …

The Windows Registry editor comes with options to export and import Registry keys. It can be used to backup the Registry partially or fully. To do that, users need to open the Registry editor and click on File > Export while Computer is selected. This backs up all five available Registry hives.

There are also other options to backup the Windows Registry, including the system tool rstrui.exe that ships with Windows.

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