Introduction for whom is this document intended?
Please note that following document is intended as a guide for trainers who lecture the AVG
9 Linux Rescue CD Power Point presentation. Herein you can find more details regarding
particular slides. We have listed all slides from the presentation but for some of them its
content is obvious and it does not require more information.
Explanation of some terms used in guide
Throughout this guide, you can find the following terms used. Please reffer to this list if you
are unsure about their meaning.
Mounting a drive making some physical resource (hard drive in this case) available in to
PUP Potentially unwanted program. Application that may pose a threat to security.
However, it may also be used as a correct application.
Rootkit - an application, which tries to hide itself or another files on operating system level.
Rootkit is loaded as a driver and then filters some functions of the operating system making it
see incorrect information (e.g. what files are saved on the disk). This makes them
undetectable by common methods.
Superuser (root user) user with (maximal) administrative rights
Explanation of some terms used in guide Throughout this guide, you can find the following terms used. Mounting a drive making some physical resource (hard drive in this case) available in to system/user.