Security Wire Weekly

Oct 17 2008   11:22AM GMT

How to detect system management mode (SMM) rootkits

Jessica Scarpati Jessica Scarpati Profile: Jessica Scarpati


Rootkits were once a system administrator’s best friend. Now they have evolved to become an admin’s worst nightmare: well-known, surreptitious malware that can provide super user access to an infected machine. Michael Cobb explains how to get rid of rootkitters’ latest creation: system management mode (SMM) rootkits.

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