Windows rootkits in 2005, part one

Monday, 7 November 2005, 2:43 AM EST

In 2005, the bar has been raised in the arena of malicious software. This has never before been more evident than in the recent deployments of Windows rootkit technology within some of the latest viruses, worms, spyware, adware, and more. It has become increasingly important to understand what this threat is and what can be done to detect malicious use.

By James Butler and Sherri Sparks at SecurityFocus.

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