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TDL4 pwns Windows 7 64-bit

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TDL4 pwns Windows 7 64-bit

Unread postby Sludge3000 » November 16th, 2010, 4:06 am

A notorious rootkit that for years has ravaged 32-bit versions of Windows has begun claiming 64-bit versions of the Microsoft operating system as well.

The ability of TDL, aka Alureon, to infect 64-bit versions of Windows 7 is something of a coup for its creators, because Microsoft endowed the OS with enhanced security safeguards that were intended to block such attacks. The rootkit crossed into the 64-bit realm sometime in August, according to security firm Prevx.


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Re: TDL4 pwns Windows 7 64-bit

Unread postby Sludge3000 » November 16th, 2010, 4:07 am

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