[funsec] eWeek: Government-Funded Startup Blasts Rootkits

Fergie fergdawg at netzero.net
Mon Apr 24 21:29:23 CDT 2006


I guess you have all seen this already?

Via eWeek.

[snip]

A startup funded by the U.S. government's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is ready to emerge from stealth mode with hardware- and software-based technologies to fight the rapid spread of malicious rootkits.

Komoku, of College Park, Md., plans to ship a beta of Gamma, a new rootkit detection tool that builds on a prototype used by several sensitive U.S. government departments to find operating system abnormalities that may be linked to malicious rootkit activity.

[snip]

More here:
http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1951941,00.asp

Komoku:
http://www.komoku.com/

- ferg


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