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May082009

Windows 7 Vbootkit 2.0 attack tool goes Open Source; Available for download

The Vbootkit 2.0 attack tool capable of compromising Windows 7 has gone open source. Security researchers Vipin Kumar and Nitin Kumar have released the source code of Vbootkit 2.0 under a GPL license. The tool was demonstrated at the Hack-in-the-Box conference in Dubai 2009, where the duo managed to take over the 64-bit flavor of Windows 7 via boot sectors. The pair of security researchers had initially indicated that they would not make the proof of concept code public; however, their latest move reveals new plans.

Source:→ Softpedia

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