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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