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  2. Rootkit - Wikipedia

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    History. The term rootkit or root kit originally referred to a maliciously modified set of administrative tools for a Unix-like operating system that granted "root" access. If an intruder could replace the standard administrative tools on a system with a rootkit, the intruder could obtain root access over the system whilst simultaneously concealing these activities from the legitimate system ...

  3. Computer virus - Wikipedia

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    The first known description of a self-reproducing program in fiction is in the 1970 short story The Scarred Man by Gregory Benford which describes a computer program called VIRUS which, when installed on a computer with telephone modem dialing capability, randomly dials phone numbers until it hits a modem that is answered by another computer ...

  4. Carly Fiorina - Wikipedia

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    In 1997, she was named group president for Lucent's US$ 19 billion global service-provider business, overseeing marketing and sales for the company's largest customer segment. [31] [37] That year, Fiorina chaired a US$ 2.5 billion joint venture between Lucent's consumer communications and Royal Philips Electronics , under the name Philips ...