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Displaying items by tag: Rootkits

Canadian security software and services firm Blackberry claims five attack groups serving the interests of China have been targeting Linux servers, Windows systems and Android devices for nearly 10 years, remaining undetected in the process.

Published in Security
Thursday, 22 September 2016 09:28

Malware instances down in first half of 2016: claim

Security company Webroot claims that the number of instances of malware per user has fallen by 16% from 2015 to the first half of 2016.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 11 August 2015 08:26

You have been rooted

Rootkits are the nirvana for hackers. Primarily designed to gain privileged administrator access - a backdoor - to any device they allow the hacker to do pretty much anything.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 09:47

Another month, another piece of Mac malware

Mac security specialist Intego says it has found a new Mac Trojan, which it has dubbed OSX/Crisis.

Published in Security
Monday, 11 July 2011 17:07

New malware cleanup tools form BitDefender

Security software vendor BitDefender is offering a pair of malware removal tools.

Published in Security

April 2011 brings Easter, Anzac Day, a royal wedding... and an unusually busy Patch Tuesday from Microsoft.

Published in Security
Monday, 07 September 2009 09:41

The dark side of open source software is Stoned

When rootkits are mentioned the things which come to mind are generally hackers, Trojans, even Sony BMG. Now you can add open source software to the list with the release of the first open source rootkit framework called Stoned.

Published in The Linux Distillery
Wednesday, 17 June 2009 10:55

Kapersky integration with Juniper

Kapersky Lab’s antivirus technologies have been integrated into Juniper Networks SRX series services gateways and J series services routers.




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