DefenseWall is easy to use application that protects yourself when surfing the internet and helps you prevent unauthorized infiltrations and any attacks on your PC such as spyware, adware, Trojans, rootkits, and keyloggers. 152 more words
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WARNING: This tutorial is for educational purposes only, and by NO MEANS should you actually be malicious when (or after) making a rootkit. I thought I'd share how to do this for any security minded people who would like to learn more on how to prevent or look for rootkits. 3,461 more words
- Researchers Create Undetectable Rootkit That Targets Industrial Equipment. From Bleeping Computer.
Two researchers presenting at the Black Hat Europe security conference in London revealed a method of infecting industrial equipment with an undetectable rootkit component that can wreak havoc and disrupt the normal operations of critical infrastructure all over the world. 32 more words
Rootkits are usually brought into play at the tail end of an attack cycle. This is why they are referred to as post-exploit tools. Once you’ve got an interface and somehow escalated your privileges to root level, it’s only natural to want to retain access to compromised machine which is also known as plant or foothold. 245 more words