Latest Rootkit Stories

2013-01-25 23:03:56

Botnets are large networks of systems or devices which have had their system security compromised and in turn can be used to do the cyber-bidding of an outside attacker, almost always without the system´s or device´s user ever even knowing it´s going on. Global Digital Forensics offers clients deep analysis malware testing to help uncover and eradicate the underlying Trojans and rootkits that let hackers enslave their many victims. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 With...

2013-01-23 23:02:39

Responder Pro Software is the de facto industry standard for Windows physical memory acquisition and analysis. It delivers malware analysis, memory analysis, and malware detection on a single integrated platform for enterprise-wide on-line software protection. (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 Data Devices International, Inc. announces the introduction of HBGary Responder Pro advanced cyber security software to protect on-line memory. It is the de facto industry standard for Windows physical...

2013-01-21 23:03:13

Student fights a computer malware infection and ends up building a better anti-malware tool that is downloaded more than 200 million times in five short years San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 Seven years ago, Marcin Kleczynski discovered a stubborn piece of malware on his home computer. It appeared he was just to be another data point in the estimated 40% of U.S. households who have been affected by a computer virus. Ah, not quite. None of the major antiviruses could touch the malware,...

2012-07-30 21:29:48

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Software that comes with most Ubisoft PC game titles has been found to put user computers at risk. Google engineer Travis Ormandy identified the DRM Rootkit, which opens the (back) door to hackers looking to get into a computer, DailyTech reports. The risky code comes with installation of Ubisoft's secured Uplay service. Uplay is a Web-based gateway to games, and the publisher uses the service to authenticate the company's software,...

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