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Researchers expect large wave of rootkits targeting 64-bit systems

2014/06/24

IDG News Service - (International) McAfee released a report June 24 that found that the number of new rootkit samples in the first quarter of 2014 increased to the highest levels seen since 2011, with more rootkits designed for 64-bit operating systems expected in the future.

Source: http://www.networkworld.com/article/2367401/researchers-expect-large-wave-of-rootkits-targeting-64bit-systems.html

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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