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Old 17th April, 2009, 05:16 PM
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Attack Sneaks Rootkits Into Linux Kernel

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Friday, 17 April 2009

A researcher at Black Hat Europe this week will demonstrate a more stealthy way to hack Linux

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Kernel rootkits are tough enough to detect, but a researcher this week has demonstrated an even sneakier method of hacking Linux. [Front page...]
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It's not really a stealthier way - it's a well known way. However, most of the versions of Linux I've seen will only allow write access to /dev/mem if you're already superuser.
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