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A proprietary condom which, like Hoovers in the UK and Kleenex in the US, has become a genericised trademark

Trojan

A proprietary condom–the term is used in the US like Kleenex
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UEFI rootkits are extremely dangerous formidable tools for the launch of cyberattacks.
In our work, the rootkit has root privilege access to compromise arbitrary entity and facility inside the GVM, including OS itself and applications.
Rootkits work at the lowest levels of the operating system (OS) they intend to attack.
--Rootkit for simulation process (we use FU--open source rootkit with well known code and behavior (www.securityfocus.com/columnists/358/1).
With the right rootkit, it would even be possible to redirect a person's outgoing calls to another device without them even knowing.
While rootkits (discussed later) and spyware (discussed in the last issue at www.chips.navy.mil/archives/08_Jul/web_pages/botnets.html) are not nice things to have on your computer, a Trojan horse is a sweet candy coating for something infectious on the inside.
Rootkit Detective uncovers hidden processes, registry entries and files and lets users safely remove or disable them upon system reboot.
Usually it's dodgy web sites, or possibly email viruses, that might contain and infect your machine with a rootkit.
Ironically, it was soon discovered that Sow's patch inflicted even worse security problems on users' PCs than those caused by the original rootkit.
Sony BMG claims that XCP technology merely prevents unlimited copying, is otherwise passive, and does not gather personal information about a computer user, but the blogosphere is abuzz with claims that rootkits can cause irreparable harm to computers and make them susceptible to spyware, viruses, and other intrusive technologies.
One accepted way to detect a kernel mode rootkit is to reboot the suspected system in "Safe Mode," then look around for anything that's been hiding.