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Rootkit resources

Eric Howes, who consults with us on spyware issues, writes this about rootkits: Windows rootkits are malicious programs that use some fancy low-level programming tricks to hide themselves and other files and directories from Windows. When a rootkit is running on your...

Spyware: The $24 billion question? No way.

First, we had wild tall tales of the spyware business being a $2 billion industry (the actual amount is closer to $500 million). Now we have the risk of spyware theft pegged at $24 billion. John Bambenek at the SANS Internet Storm Center writes that over $24 billion...