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Slashdot | No Defense Against Windows Rootkits?

No Defense Against Windows Rootkits?
Posted by CmdrTaco on Wednesday September 28, @11:27AM
from the bend-over-and-take-it dept.
Security
An anonymous reader writes “Spyware bad guys (and also phishing people) started using rootkits technology to stay hidden in a system. The problem is that at the moment the technology to defend a Windows system from these things is very poor. In fact antivirus companies have just started adding basic anti-rootkits technology. So the problem is serious, and well outlined by this question: Is the closed source code of Windows preventing us from actively defending our systems?””>Slashdot | No Defense Against Windows Rootkits?: “No Defense Against Windows Rootkits?
Posted by CmdrTaco on Wednesday September 28, @11:27AM
from the bend-over-and-take-it dept.
Security
An anonymous reader writes ‘Spyware bad guys (and also phishing people) started using rootkits technology to stay hidden in a system. The problem is that at the moment the technology to defend a Windows system from these things is very poor. In fact antivirus companies have just started adding basic anti-rootkits technology. So the problem is serious, and well outlined by this question: Is the closed source code of Windows preventing us from actively defending our systems?'”

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