Trend Micro recently made HijackThis available as an open source application.

"The code, originally written in Visual Basic, is now officially available at SourceForge," Help Net Security reports.

"HijackThis scans your computer to find settings changed by spyware, malware or other unwanted programs," the article states. "It generates an in-depth report to enable expert users to analyze and fix an infected computer."

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