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  • Rootkit detector for OS X

    24.09.2013

    ESET Rootkit Detector is a new security tool for OS X that scans for malicious kernel extensions attempting to change operating system behavior by hooking inside the OS.

  • Researchers discover ties between TDSS and ZeroAccess rootkit families

    19.09.2013

    A lot has been said and written about the long-lasting TDSS (or TDL) and the considerably newer ZeroAccess (or Sirefef) rootkits, and the similarities between the two have been noticed before, but Trend Micro researchers have discovered something that might indicate direct ties exist between the two malware families.

  • Rootkit freezes computers' hard disk to respawn itself

    18.09.2013

    Researchers from Vietnamese security firm Bkav have recently spotted and analyzed a new piece of malware that uses an unexpected self-protection mechanism: it "freezes" the hard disk of the infected machine.

  • LynuxWorks releases a rootkit detection system

    18.09.2013

    LynuxWorks announced the RDS5201, a new product to help detect the rootkit.

  • ZeroAcces rootkit dominates, adds new persistence techniques

    02.08.2013

    According to a recent report by Alcatel-Lucent subsidiary Kindsight, as much as 10 percent of home networks and over 0.5 percent of mobile devices are infected with malware, and the ZeroAccess botnet continues to be the most common malware threat, infecting 0.8 percent of broadband users.




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Targeted attack protection via network topology alteration

Posted on 17 October 2014.  |  This article from Trend Micro tackles how network topology can aid in defending the enterprise network from risks posed by targeted attacks.


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