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Stealing the Network by Ryan Russell, Timothy Mullen, Johnny Long

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Rootkit

Knoll Sr. stood in Knoll Junior’s high-tech office. He had come to see if his son’s analysis of the rival poker clients had progressed.

Robert gestured for his father to have a seat as he began, “Well Dad, I haven’t found any rootkits yet; at least not any permanent ones. I know all of our competitor’s poker programs have some kind of anti-cheating checks; I read a bunch of web poker forums that talked about them. People get their accounts deleted for having cheating tools or bots installed … that kind of thing.”

His father nodded. “You haven’t been able to find out how our rivals do their checking yet?”

“Not yet. I haven’t really had enough time and I’m still getting up to speed. So far, I’ve been able to monitor the install process ...

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