Microsoft exec warns of rootkits

Tuesday, 2 May 2006, 12:40 AM EST

Microsoft dedicates four staffers to analyze rootkit samples found in customer computers or on the Internet. In his presentation at the InfoSec Conference, Microsoft's Mike Danseglio offered a list of the most-wanted rootkits, adding that 90 percent of what Microsoft finds relates to Hacker Defender, a rootkit created by a Czech Republic-based programmer.

At CIO Today.

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