From the Back Cover
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
Anti-malware utilities and scanners
Backup and imaging applications
System analysis programs
Password protectors and generators
For details and complete system requirements, see the CD-ROM appendix
About the Author
Larry Stevenson is a veteran security consultant and instructor.
Nancy Altholz is a Microsoft Security MVP and security expert. Both are associated with CastleCops.com, a resource for security professionals.