W wersji 2.7 NOD32 wykrywa i dezaktywuje rootkity.
Chociażby cytat ze strony NOD32:
"ESET NOD32 Antivirus version 2.7 utilizes ThreatSense® technology, a sophisticated detection system based on advanced heuristics, to proactively identify previously unknown viruses, Trojans, spyware, rootkits and phishing attacks in real time. ThreatSense is built into NOD32’s single scanning engine to provide comprehensive protection so users do not need to rely on additional point solutions for spyware and adware protection." oraz:
"Our single optimized engine offers the best protection from viruses, spyware, rootkits, adware, phishing attacks, and more. Keep tomorrow's threats at bay with our proactive detection technology. And it has the smallest footprint and fastest performance - bar none"