Mobile malware and rootkits pose growing threat


Rootkits have emerged as one of the biggest security challenges over the past six months, according to the latest report from security specialist FSecure. Mobile malware could also pose a significant threat in future.

F-Secure’s data security report for January to June 2006 highlights the spread of rootkits, which intruders install on computers to conceal their presence and allow them to gain access to systems undetected. Mobile malware and rootkits pose growing threat - IT Week

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