Intel working on rootkit detection techniques

Intel is working on a research project that would immediately notify PC users if they inadvertently download a rootkit like the XCP (extended copy protection) software found on certain music CDs shipped by Sony (Profile, Products, Articles) Corp., researchers said Tuesday.

Intel held an open house for press, analysts, students and employees in Folsom, California, Tuesday to showcase some of its projects and talk a little about its vision of the future of computing.

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