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Windows 7: Can't update Avast or Windows Update... Desperately need help ASAP

01 Aug 2010   #21
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Some reading here InformIT: The Basics of Rootkits: Leave No Trace > Understanding Attackers' Motives
click 'next' at the bottom of the page to continue


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01 Aug 2010   #22
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Here's more reading material. Rootkits for Dummies - Google Books
I remember when Nancy co-wrote the book ... she's also an MS MVP in Security along Corrine and me. :)
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02 Aug 2010   #23
Corrine

Windows 7 & Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
Here's more reading material. Rootkits for Dummies - Google Books
I remember when Nancy co-wrote the book ... she's also an MS MVP in Security along Corrine and me. :)
Ah yes, back in the CastleCop days. Larry and Nancy moderated the Rootkit forum there.
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