Microsoft releases Sony rootkit hunter's tools

Friday, 10 November 2006, 12:00 AM EST

Nearly four months after hiring Sony Corp. rootkit whistleblower Mark Russinovich, Microsoft Corp. has moved his company's software to its Web site and released a new Windows system tool that can help fight hackers.

The freeware products, now known as Windows Sysinternals, were made available on Microsoft's Web site earlier this week. They are based on the code that Russinovich and Bryce Cogswell had been distributing on Sysinternals.com before Microsoft bought their company, Winternals Software LP, in July.

At Computerworld.

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