How A rootkit Exactly Works

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How A rootkit Exactly Works
By drendeah

When a hacker gains local acess to your computer, and then escalates himself to root, he will often install a rootkit.

Now, we have all heard of the term rootkit before but I know a lot of us don't know exactly how one works.

Let me take you step by step, how a hacker would install a rootkit. For this example we will use the dica rootkit, which is a variant of the popular t0rn rootkit. (For obvious reasons I am blocking the URL to download it.)

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