Microsoft security manager warns of the dangers of rootkits
Spyware and malware have been an ongoing problem for personal computer users, but recently the bad guys have started to get really nasty. Once, the worst one had to fear was that an e-mail attachment might be a trojan horse in disguise, and infect files on your computer. Such nasties could (usually) be easily removed by anti-virus software, much of which was available for free.
At Ars Technica.
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