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hpr0082 :: Root kits

In this show Finux, gives a detailed account of how rootkits work.

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Hosted by finux on 2008-04-23 is flagged as Explicit and is released under a CC-BY-NC-SA license.
Rootkits, Computing security, Computers. (Be the first).

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Duration: 00:21:43


Wikipedia, defines Rootkit as “.. a program designed to take fundamental control of a computer system, without authorization..”. Rootkit means “pwned”. In this episode, Finux, gives a detailed account of how rootkits work. He also reveals ways to expose and - better yet - avoid them.
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