Spyware Can Make Your PC Lie To You

....Apparently, some novel forms of spyware are so good at hiding themselves, that if your PC is infected with these particularly nasty beasties, you can no longer trust anything the PC tells you.

These new forms of spyware install themselves at the driver level, which give them a unique ability to "hide data, files, or actions." The report goes on to say that it's hard to remove spyware that installs itself at the so-called "Ring-0" level, because "no data that Windows returns can be considered reliable." Today @ PC World - Spyware Can Make Your PC Lie To You--Report

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 14th February 2006 6:25AM