Term:Rootkit

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NIST IR 7298

Rootkit - A set of tools used by an attacker after gaining root-level access to a host to conceal the attacker's activities on the host and permit the attacker to maintain root-level access to the host through covert means. SOURCE: SP 800-61

NIST SP 800-61r1

Rootkit - A set of tools used by an attacker after gaining root-level access to a host to conceal the attacker's activities on the host and permit the attacker to maintain root-level access to the host through covert means.

NIST SP 800-61

Rootkit - A set of tools used by an attacker after gaining root-level access to a host to conceal the attacker's activities on the host and permit the attacker to maintain root-level access to the host through covert means.

NIST SP 800-83

Rootkit - A collection of files that is installed on a system to alter the standard functionality of the system in a malicious and stealthy way.