89 Results for

rootkits

Article

Android researcher: Carrier IQ 'diagnostic' tool really a rootkit spy

A researcher claims software installed on many smartphones could be used to obtain sensitive information on users. Carriers deny the possibility.

By November 17, 2011

Article

Did Sony add a rootkit to PS3 firmware update?

Gamers on a forum allege that Sony added a rootkit to its latest PlayStation 3 firmware update, version 3.56. So far, Sony hasn't responded to the claim.

By February 2, 2011

Article

Spy rootkit goes after Indian, Iranian systems

A data-harvesting rootkit is infecting systems in India, Iran, and Indonesia, according to security companies.

By July 19, 2010

Article

Researchers to demo rootkit on Android phone

Defcon demo to show rootkit running on an Android-based smartphone that could give an intruder full access to all the functions of the device.

By June 2, 2010

Article

New York ponders Sony 'rootkit' suit

By November 29, 2005

Article

Security Bites 104: Of rootkits and online gaming flaws

CNET's Robert Vamosi talks with author Greg Hoglund about rootkits, software vulnerabilities, and online gaming.

By June 20, 2008

Article

Cisco reacts to IOS Network rootkit presentation

Routers and voice over IP phones could be compromised by attacks such as the Da IOS Rootkit disclosed over the weekend at a European security conference.

By May 27, 2008

Article

Microsoft scoops up rootkit finder Komoku

The start-up's rootkit detection technology will be added into Microsoft's Windows Live OneCare and Forefront security products.

By March 20, 2008

Article

MBR rootkit targets Windows users

Fortunately, the risk to end users is low if system has been patched with Microsoft updates.

By January 10, 2008

Article

Rootkit woes for Sony again?

Security researcher points to rootkit found in fingerprint authentication software in Sony's Micro Vault USB drive.

By August 28, 2007