michael from the every-box-should-have-one dept.
GuidoJ writes "The Register is running an article by Kevin Poulsen of SecurityFocus Online about rootkits in Windows NT. While rootkits are a well-known issue in Unix and Linux systems, they have rarely been found on compromised Windows machines. According to the article, Windows NT backdoors have always been 'trivial', and they have caused enough havoc already. Imagine what a stealthy rootkit could do!"
In seeking the unattainable, simplicity only gets in the way.
-- Epigrams in Programming, ACM SIGPLAN Sept. 1982