Taking on rootkits with hardware
By Joris Evers
Staff Writer, CNET News.com
Published: December 13, 2005, 4:00 AM PST
...What's more, Intel's labs aren't just looking to protect computers against rootkits...company hopes it can also help stave off the more familiar threat of worms and viruses.
Intel is working on a combination of hardware and software to help protect computers...the chipmaker's Communications Technology Lab have devised a way to stifle sophisticated attacks by monitoring the operating system and critical applications run on a computer.
Right now the project, named System Integrity Services, is very much in development. Schluessler talked to CNET News.com about how the hardware-based approach works and how it could help keep pests off home PCs.
Edited by quietman7, 13 December 2005 - 02:20 PM.