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How to Protect against Rootkits?
From: "Yousef Syed" <yousef.syed () gmail com>
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2006 09:49:46 +0100

Hi Guys,

I have a question to which I'm having trouble finding a suitable answer.

What precautions etc can a home user (or anyone else) take to protect
against Rootkits
http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/archive-032006.html#00000841?
Is it a simple case of don't open any dodgy attachements, or is there
anymore to it?
Is there any decent virus detect/cleaners out there?

How about Sony DRM style Rootkits that arrive from a "trusted source"?

I just want some ideas and Best Practices to adhere to in this regard.

Thanx,
ys

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