Security


What Is A Rootkit? If you’ve heard of the Sony/BMG fiasco with rootkits installed on some of their CD’s, or you’ve seen things like “Anti Rootkit” in your anti-virus program and are wondering what that is, this article explains the concept. I discuss the history of rootkits, some popular ones, […]

What Is A Rootkit?



Virginia Won’t Pay Hacker’s Ransom Demand – InsideTech.com Recently a “cyber-criminal” (please note that I’m not using the overhyped and irresponsibly used term “hacker”) broke into the Virginia Department of Health’s database and stole a bunch of records.  The criminal claimed that they also deleted the backups of the records […]

Virginia Won’t Pay Hacker’s Ransom Demand – InsideTech.com