Rootkits in commercial software

Monday, 16 January 2006, 11:20 AM EST

By now many of you have heard that Symantec released a security advisory last Tuesday that reported its use of rootkit-like cloaking technology in its SystemWorks product. The Symantec use of rootkit-like cloaking raises the question of what exactly defines a ďrootkitĒ and whether or not there is ever a justifiable reason to use cloaking. Iíll first describe Symantecís cloaking and then Iíll move on to trying to answer these two questions.

At the Sysinternals blog.

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