MS hires rootkit sleuth

Wednesday, 19 July 2006, 5:24 AM EST

Microsoft Corp. has acquired Winternals Software LP, the company co-founded by rootkit detective Mark Russinovich.

Russinovich and Bryce Cogswell founded the 85-person software company in 1996. Winternals produces a number of enterprise-system, recover-and-performance tuning software products. The company also hosts a popular freeware site called Sysinternals.com that boasts 10,000 registered users and about 1 million page views per month.

At InfoWorld.

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