Microsoft approved a Windows driver booby-trapped with rootkit malware

Microsoft on Friday admitted it had signed malicious third-party driver code submitted for certification through its Windows Hardware Compatibility Program. According to Microsoft, the miscreant behind the subverted driver was focused on computer game players in China, and is not the sort of nation-state-backed group that has been giving Microsoft and its enterprise customers headaches over the past few months.

Link: Microsoft approved a Windows driver booby-trapped with rootkit malware
via http://www.theregister.com

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