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Daniel ~ 17th April, 2009 05:16 PM

Attack Sneaks Rootkits Into Linux Kernel
Written by Daniel
Friday, 17 April 2009

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

Apr 14, 2009 | 04:21 PM
By Kelly Jackson Higgins

Kernel rootkits are tough enough to detect, but a researcher this week has demonstrated an even sneakier method of hacking Linux. [Front page...]

Aedan 20th April, 2009 12:16 PM

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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