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.

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