Advanced Bootkit attacks in 2011

by certifiedbug on January 4, 2012

in Internet Security

ESET Threat Blog

The year 2011 could be referred to as a year of growth in complex threats. Over the course of this year we witnessed an increase in the number of threats targeting the Microsoft Windows 64-bit platform, and bootkits in particular. Here is a self-explanatory diagram depicting the evolution of bootkit threats over time:

http://blog.eset.com/2012/01/03/bootkit-threat-evolution-in-2011-2

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