One man's fight against rootkits

Sony rootkit discoverer says there's no such thing as a good rootkit.

When Mark Russinovich last October revealed how Sony BMG Music Entertainment was secretly using a rootkit aimed at copyright protection for its CDs, the public took Sony to task and to court and Russinovich gained some unexpected fame.

The Sony case has been settled, but experts say the rootkit threat is growing. Network World Senior Editor Ellen Messmer recently spoke with Russinovich, co-founder of Winternals Software, about where the rootkit situation stands today. One man's fight against rootkits - Network World

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