Posts Tagged ‘duqu’

Microsoft Releases Critical Windows Security Update

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Windows users take heed; this one looks like a very important security update … for a change.

Back in October a rootkit was discovered that exploits a critical security vulnerability in the Windows operating system. We covered a detection and removal tool two days ago that would scan a PC and remove any traces of the Duqu rootkit from a system.


Duqu Zero-Day Exploit Discovered – Removal Tool Released

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

If you’ve been bitten by the Duqu bug, here’s a tool that might help you to get rid of it …

If you have been following security news lately you may have already heard about the Duqu rootkit that combines the technology of the Stuxnet rootkit with a backdoor trojan and keylogger. Duqu has been discovered on October 18 and infection reports have started to come in soon thereafter.