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In this podcast, Russinovich, who is also co-founder of Winternals Software, in Austin, Texas, talks about the state of Microsoft security today and offers suggestions for protecting Windows systems from rootkits and malware in the future. He spoke to SearchWinIT.com's Joan Goodchild during the Microsoft TechEd 2006 conference in Boston.
Download the interview: Listen to Mark Russinovich discuss rootkits and the Windows operating system. Interview total run time: (5:55)
(0:14) What issues are facing Microsoft security today?
(0:53) What is Microsoft doing to fight rootkits in Windows?
(1:43) What can users do to fight rootkits?
(2:12) Vista's enhanced security features -- will they be effective against rootkits?
(3:00) Is there such a thing as a benevolent rootkit?
(4:40) Can virtualization help keep rootkits at bay?
Detecting and removing rootkits in Windows: This guide, written entirely by Microsoft's Kurt Dillard, introduces you to a highly-destructive form of malware -- rootkits. Find out what they are, how attackers use these stealthy tools and how to remove them from your systems.
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