Rootkits, Part 1 of 3: The Growing Threat
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Overview: Rootkits are a persistent and evasive danger to todays system. Increasingly sophisticated stealth techniques make detecting root kits and stopping the damage they cause a significant challenge. This paper distinguishes between stealth techniques that are simply strategies for concealing files, processes and activities, and the term rootkit, which has come to be associated with malware that conceals its activities.