Experts divided over rootkit detection and removal


The detection and eradication of rootkits the software code increasingly used to hide malware or adware is either fairly simple or nearly impossible, depending on which security expert is bringing up the topic.

This often striking difference of opinion is certain to confuse corporate security managers and systems administrators who have an interest in defending against rootkits hiding on desktops, servers and databases. While there are few software products promising rootkit detection and removal today, more vendors are stepping up to take a swing at it. Experts divided over rootkit detection and removal - Network World

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 24th August 2006 10:03PM