Uber-rootkits challenge security community

Thursday, 19 April 2007, 12:00 AM EST

Rootkits are rapidly becoming more prolific and more virulent, IT security experts warned today. McAfee reported that rootkits, including malware such as Trojans, worms and viruses that actively conceal their existence at a low level within operating systems, are becoming more prevalent and more sophisticated.

The security firm warned that rootkit techniques will continue to challenge the security community as hackers create more potent and more virulent strains.

At vnunet.

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