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The news this week revolved around complex and troublesome threats, notably two rootkits, TDL4 and ZeroAccess. Stuxnet reared its head once again as did a new problem with Cisco’s popular videoconferencing software. Read on for the full week in review.
In recent versions of Windows, specifically Vista and Windows 7, Microsoft has introduced a number of new security features designed to prevent malicious code from running. But attackers are continually finding new ways around those protections, and the latest example is a rootkit that can bypass the Windows driver-signing protection.