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VM Rootkit prototype

Unread postby JimW » March 11th, 2006, 11:35 pm

www.eweek.com wrote: Lab rats at Microsoft Research and the University of Michigan have teamed up to create prototypes for virtual machine-based rootkits that significantly push the envelope for hiding malware and that can maintain control of a target operating system.

The proof-of-concept rootkit, called SubVirt, exploits known security flaws and drops a VMM (virtual machine monitor) underneath a Windows or Linux installation.

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Unread postby JimW » March 11th, 2006, 11:36 pm

Zero replies bump.
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Unread postby 'KotaGuy » March 11th, 2006, 11:53 pm

Read about that last night... nasty stuff :evil:
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Unread postby ZeroFighter » April 6th, 2006, 1:09 pm

The technical Documentation for all interested in details is here.

When it should come to times were malware provides it's own VM services to wrap the formerly "lonely" OS nicely in a VM, I hope we don't have so many users surfing around with admin privileges. Otherwise we'll face a desaster.
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