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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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Rootkits: Why You Might Need One

by Barbara J. Feldman August 10, 2009

To have an educated discussion about rootkits, it is important to understand what they are, what they do, how they can get on to your system and, if you find one on your computer, what you can do to remedy the situation. It’s also important to discuss the difference between security monitoring software and rootkits. […]

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Rootkits Vs. Security Monitoring Software

by Barbara J. Feldman July 28, 2009

In order to have an educated discussion about rootkits, as opposed to security monitoring software, it is important to understand what they are, what they do and how they get on your computer. It’s also important to discuss the difference between security monitoring software and rootkits. Most people are aware of the existence of viruses, […]

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