Symantec has released a patch update for a flaw in its Enterprise Security Manager tool. If this vulnerability is exploited a fraudster can remotely control an infected computer by sending out malicious code.
Rootkits have become a severe threat in comparison to traditional malware because they are often overlooked by conventional antivirus systems. They execute by embedding applications within the operating system, so it is important to correctly distinguish between malicious rootkits and legitimately hidden processes.
SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 9 -- McAfee, Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, today announced that McAfee(R) Total Protection for Enterprise security solution will be available to Federal agencies through the government-wide SmartBUY program.