ANTI VIRUS firm AVG said it has introduced a free anti-rootkit piece of software.
Rootkits burrow around and lurk in applications or the kernel of an operating system. They can do nasty nasty things like collect passwords from PCs without you knowing.
AVG reckons they’re now more dangerous than the usual malware because AV software can’t always detect them.
It’s completed a six month beta test and will make the software available for free on its web site, here, http://www.grisoft.com/doc/download-free-anti-rootkit/us/crp/5 .
News source: THEINQUIRER