Stealth rootkit makes its debut in the real world
In a computer world of viruses, worms and trojans, rootkits have not gotten a lot of attention - at least until now. What was once only academics, rootkits is now becoming a real threat. They are extremely hard to detect and even harder to remove. BitDefender, F-Secure and Sysinternal have developed rootkit detectors - Sysinternal has recently been acquired by Microsoft. Except to see their rootkit detectors to be added in to their respective Internet Security Suites.