Rootkit creators turn professional

Friday, 21 October 2005, 10:44 AM EST

Signalling a trend towards increased 'outsourcing' of some elements of malware creation, security experts are reporting a surge in the level of professionalism and commercialisation in the creation of so-called rootkits.

By Tom Sanders at PCW.

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