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    Posted: 27 May 2011 at 11:39am

Rootkit writers outfox Windows 64-bit PatchGuard protection

...he first element of the attack on a system is straightforward enough, using a downloader to hit the system through two common Java and Adobe Reader software flaws.

Java and Adobe again. I swear they do the work of three men; Larry, Curly and Moe.

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  Quote Randy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27 May 2011 at 12:09pm
Dang, the gift that keeps on giving.
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  Quote Randy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27 May 2011 at 12:14pm
I don't understand leaving developer tools in an OS.  It seems like they would have those be a separate install.
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  Quote Don Watkins Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27 May 2011 at 12:23pm
Beats me, I have yet to figure out why they can't seem to stop the stack overflow or the SQL injection stuff and that seems simple compared to an OS.
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  Quote Karl_db Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27 May 2011 at 3:21pm
Another good reason not to have Adobe Reader installed.
Don't worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older, it will avoid you.
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  Quote Randy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 May 2011 at 8:23pm
LOL!  I complain about Adobe Reader, yet I have it installed on the Linux box I'm currently typing this on.
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