Stinger. McAfee Stinger is a standalone utility used to detect and remove specific viruses. It is not a substitute for full anti-virus protection, but a specialized tool to assist administrators and users when dealing with infected system. Details on new or enhanced signatures added with each Stinger build are listed in the Readme details.How do I use Stinger to scan for malware?
When the download is complete, navigate to the folder that contains the downloaded Stinger file, and run it. The Stinger interface will be displayed. By default, Stinger scans for running processes, loaded modules, registry, WMI and directory locations known to be used by malware on a machine to keep scan times minimal.Is Stinger a substitute for antivirus?
It’s not a substitute for full antivirus protection, but a specialized tool to assist administrators and users when dealing with infected system. Stinger utilizes next-generation scan technology, including rootkit scanning, and scan performance optimizations.What is the Stinger threat list scanner?
Stinger utilizes next-generation scan technology, including rootkit scanning, and scan performance optimizations. It detects and removes threats identified under the "Threat List" option under Advanced menu options in the Stinger application.