The growing menace of rootkits

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Rootkits are a fast-emerging security threat which can hide malware from conventional security tools. So how do they do this, and what can you do about them?

If your PCs have been behaving a little oddly – CPU lights flashing away when users are not doing anything, free space on hard drives disappearing – yet your anti-virus and anti-spyware tools haven't found any malware, then there's a possibility that your systems have been infected by a rootkit. ...

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