A security researcher describes how malware could infect your Mac’s boot ROM, and spy on your activities, with little chance of you ever realising.
Qual é a diferença entre rootkits e bootkits? A razão para essa pergunta tão frequente é muito simples: embora os bootkits sejam descendentes diretos dos rootkits, a sua localização e forma de afetar um computador diferem completamente. A definição de bootkit no glossário da ESET explica a sutil, mas marcante diferença: Malware derivado da família
In a ComputerWorld article Gregg Kaiser cites a Microsoft engineer as saying that the trojan that Microsoft calls “Popureb” digs so deeply that the only way to eradicate it is to reinstall the operating system. If you read the Microsoft blog Feng didn’t actually say that this is the only way to eradicate the trojan.
Win32/Olmarik (also known as TDSS, TDL, Alureon and sundry less complimentary names) has gone through some interesting evolutions in the last couple of years. TDL4 is no exception, with its ability to load its kernel-mode driver on systems with an enforced kernel-mode code signing policy (64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows Vista and 7) and perform