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Rootkits for dummies

Author: Larry Stevenson; Nancy Altholz
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley Pub., ©2007.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A rootkit is a type of malicious software that gives the hacker ''root'' or administrator access to your network. They are activated before your system's operating system has completely booted up, making them extremely difficult to detect. Rootkits allow hackers to install hidden files, processes, and hidden user accounts.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stevenson, Larry.
Rootkits for dummies.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2007
(OCoLC)85824660
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Stevenson; Nancy Altholz
ISBN: 9780471917106 0471917109 9780470101834 0470101830
OCLC Number: 191680812
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 380 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Rootkits For Dummies; About the Authors; Dedications; Authors' Acknowledgments; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; Part I: Getting to the Root of Rootkits; Part II: Resistance Is NOT Futile; Part III: Giving Rootkits the Recognition They Deserve; Part IV: Readying for Recovery; Part V: The Part of Tens; Appendix: About the CD; Index; Bonus Chapter 1: Ten (Plus Three) Malware Utilities and Scanners; Bonus Chapter 2: Ten (Plus Four) More Utilities.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Other Titles: ITPro.
Responsibility: Larry Stevenson, Nancy Altholz.

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A rootkit is a type of malicious software that gives the hacker "root" or administrator access to your network. They are activated before your system's operating system has completely booted up,  Read more...

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