Ali Helmy: > Sorry to be off-topic, but could someone tell a total noob what is that all > about? en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rootkit Rootkit: A rootkit is a set of software tools frequently used by a third party (usually an intruder) after gaining access to a computer system. These tools are intended to conceal running processes, files or system data, which helps an intruder maintain access to a system without the user's knowledge. Rootkits are known to exist for a variety of operating systems such as Linux, Solaris and versions of Microsoft Windows. A computer with a rootkit on it is called a rooted computer.
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