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Get Ready for a Surge of Rootkits Targeting 64-bit PCs

Jun 29th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Get Ready for a Surge of Rootkits Targeting 64-bit PCs

Between the year 2000 and 2011, the world experienced a massive surge in the number of rootkits. After 2011, however, something changed. 64-bit systems were becoming more popular. All the major rootkits were built to target 32-bit systems, which meant fewer and fewer attacks were taking place. Rootkits, of course, are designed specifically to target the root of your PC. You can sometimes

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