Rootkit battle: rootkit revealer vs. hacker defender

Friday, 5 August 2005, 11:54 AM EST

Although rootkits have been threatening various platforms for years, only recently did a major battle develop between the rootkit creators and eradicators: Holy Father's Hacker Defender vs. Sysinternals' Rootkit Revealer. Microsoft's Kurt Dillard describes the match up and how it's helped further evolve this highly destructive form of malware.

By Kurt Dillard at SearchWindowsSecurity.

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Posted on 29 July 2014.  |  Tripwire CTO Dwayne Melancon spends a lot of time on airplanes, and ends up watching a lot of movies. Some of his favorite movies are adventures, spy stuff, and cunning heist movies. A lot of these movies provide great lessons that we can apply to information security.


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