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Rootkits: How Can They Improve Online Safety?

by Barbara J. Feldman August 12, 2009

When it comes to online safety, while threats we would do well to avoid abound, sometimes the biggest problem is trying to understand the threats and why we should avoid them or take steps to protect ourselves from them. However, before we can decide if we need to take certain steps to protect ourselves from […]

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Rootkit 101

by Barbara J. Feldman August 9, 2009

A rootkit is that it is a computer software program which allows someone to spy on someone else’s computer from a remote location. Using a rootkit allows you to have full access to the other person’s computer, meaning you can make any changes you want, record keystrokes and change passwords; meanwhile the person whose computer […]

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Rootkits: An Inside Look

by Barbara J. Feldman August 8, 2009

Most people are familiar with viruses, worms and other malware that can infect and damage your computer but most people are not familiar with rootkits. A rootkit is computer software that allows people to control other computers from a remote location. For example, you can control a computer from hundreds of miles away without the […]

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