TDL 4 variants have surfaced recently, making security researchers suspect that the code may have been sold on the black market.Â
The latest incarnation of the TDL3 rootkit is capable of infecting x64 systems. Ironically enough, the basic techniques used to achieve this are positively ancient by the computing world’s standards, having been perfected in the MS-DOS age.
Development may be slowing down, but TDL3, possibly the biggest rootkit threat of the year, is not entirely static and in fact seems to have added self-defense features recently. Are the creators of infamous TDL3 rootkit running out of steam? … Continue reading