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What Is a Rootkit?

by Barbara J. Feldman August 14, 2009

When it comes to the internet, there are so many different threats, from viruses spread by e-mail to Trojans, or malicious internet-borne infections that can potentially do serious harm to a computer. While there are certainly many bugs, viruses and other threats that we need to avoid, most people don’t understand the threats, why they […]

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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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