Automation won't solve weaponized rootkits

Friday, 5 October 2007, 12:01 AM EST

Most IT folks have heard the term "rootkit" but most don't truly understand how to mitigate the threat.

The biggest mistake IT pros are making is using dated technologies and methodologies in an attempt to remediate the issue. Traditional signature and heuristic based solutions are not effective against rootkits. In fact, there have been several studies conducted that show tools specifically designed for rootkit removal couldn't identify 25% of the test set.

At ENP.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Fri, Oct 24th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //