Rootkits wreak havoc

One in five Australian enterprises have found a rootkit on the corporate network.

This alarming figure is revealed in the 2006 AusCert Computer Crime Survey in a survey which drew responses from almost 400 companies in Australia.

For the first time, AusCert has segregated the category of "virus, worm or trojan infection" into two specific categories, virus or worm infection and trojan or rootkit infection. As a result, the survey found 21 percent of respondent companies' networks were hit by a rootkit while 45 percent had experienced a virus or worm Computerworld | AusCert: Rootkits wreak havoc

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 23rd May 2006 12:05PM