Rootkits For Dummies
By Larry Stevenson, Nancy Altholz
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: December 2006
Pages: 380

Recognize rootkits and plan your counter-attack

Here's how to root out this malicious software and manage damage control

Rootkits are diabolical, virtually invisible ways for someone to hijack your data, computer, or worse — your entire network. But never fear — this book reveals their ugly secrets and shows you exactly how to identify them, yank them out, repair the damage they've done, and set up defenses to keep new ones from taking root in your system.

Discover how to

  • Identify types of rootkits
  • Keep your computer clean
  • Root out invasive software
  • Protect your system with regular updates
  • Plan for recovery
  • Recognize when you have to start over

All on the bonus CD-Rom

CD includes

  • Anti-malware utilities and scanners
  • Backup and imaging applications
  • System analysis programs
  • Rootkit-detection-and-removal applications
  • Password protectors and generators

For details and complete system requirements, see the CD-ROM appendix

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