Windows rootkits come of age

Wednesday, 28 September 2005, 1:39 PM EST

SecurityFocus interviews Greg Hoglund and Jamie Butler on the state of Windows rootkits and how quickly they have evolved.

When did you hear about rootkits for the first time?

Greg Hoglund: Working at an ISP when the first 'rootkit' was circulating for *nix systems. At the time I thought they were a lot more mystical than they really are. But, of course then, rootkits hadn't merged with the kernel yet.

By Federico Biancuzzi at SecurityFocus.

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