[Security] Targeting ZeroAccess Rootkit’s Achilles’ Heel
ZeroAccess is one of the most talked and blogged, about rootkits in recent times. It is also one of the most complex and highly prevalent rootkits we have encountered, and it is continuing to evolve. The ZeroAccess rootkit is distributed via both social engineering as well as by exploitation. A recent blog post by our colleagues at McAfee describes some of the odd methods this rootkit adopts to get installed on machines without getting noticed.