Beware and be aware of rootkits
Attackers are increasingly turning to stealthy rootkits to keep anti-virus vendors from detecting and deleting malicious worms or Trojan horses, a Russian security firm said Monday.
"Over the last 12 months, we've seen a large jump in the use of rootkits," said David Emm, a senior technology consultant with Kaspersky Labs, a Moscow-based anti-virus vendor.
By Gregg Keizer at CMP Net Asia.
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