Windows 10: Hacking Team stealthy spyware rootkit stays entrenched


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    Win 7 32, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 64 Pro, Win 10 64 Education Edition
       15 Jul 2015 #1

    Hacking Team stealthy spyware rootkit stays entrenched


    And the news just keeps getting better & better......

    A rootkit used by Hacking Team avoids destruction even in the cases of hard disk scrubbing and removal.
    The use of this type of rootkit means that even if a victim's infected machine undergoes a hard drive format, buys a new HD or reinstalls the Windows operating system, the tools are once again implanted to resume their tasks.
    While the materials say physical access is needed, Trend Micro's researchers "cannot rule out the possibility of remote installation." The company recommends that users set up BIOS passwords, enable UEFI SecureFlash and update the BIOS when security patches are available to limit the risk of infection.
    Hacking Team stealthy spyware rootkit stays entrenched through hard disk removal | ZDNet
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    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       15 Jul 2015 #2

    There is always someone that will ruin a good thing.
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