New variants of the Popureb rootkit clobber your Master Boot Record (MBR). Initial reports from Microsoft even suggested the only recovery was to reinstall Windows.
Fortunately, that's not true.
LulzSec has sailed away - if not off the edge of the world, at least into a part of space and time from which it can no longer trigger scared, and scary, headlines.
It seems we needed something to replace LulzSec, and it looks as though we've found it: the indestructible rootkit!