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Submission + - Malware removes rival rootkits (channelregister.co.uk)

RNLockwood writes: The Register reports that Trend Micro has detected a trojan, that they call Pushu-AC, that removes root kits only to install a back door. "The Pandex Trojan stops previously installed rootkits from working by removing their hooks into system calls. Pandex then installs its own rootkit component..." Read about "virus writers at war" by Trend Micro Free is good, right?
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Malware removes rival rootkits

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