Microsoft Malware Protection Center Threat Report: Rootkits

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    Rootkits provide stealth capabilities to malware. This Microsoft Malware Protection Center threat report examines how attackers use rootkits, and how rootkits function on affected computers.
    • Version:

      1.0

      File Name:

      Microsoft Malware Protection Center Threat Report Rootkits_English.pdf

      Date Published:

      10/4/2012

      File Size:

      547 KB

        Rootkits provide stealth capabilities to malware. This Microsoft Malware Protection Center report examines how attackers use rootkits, and how rootkits function on affected computers. The report describes some of the more prevalent malware families that use rootkit functionality in the wild today, before presenting some recommendations that can help organizations mitigate the risk from rootkits.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000 Server, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

        Any supported Operating System
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