Symantec Found Using Rootkit Feature

Symantec is cleaning up a feature in Norton SystemWorks that uses a rootkit-like technique to hide a system folder from Windows. The technology works similar to Sony BMG’s controversial rootkit DRM in the way it masks files and makes them invisible to the operating system. [read more]
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  1. Tanj says:

    Regarding this new rootkit find, I was under the impression that a fix was released by Norton via definition updates.

    I love my AVG.

  2. Mike says:

    Yes, Symantec fixes the issue with an update, but this utility will look for other root kits.

  3. Mike says:

    I also love my AVG.