Wednesday, November 02, 2005

Sony placing rootkits on users PC's to enforce Digital Rights Management

The buzz this week at the Exchange and Windows Connections conference in San Diego has been Mark Russinovich's discovery of a rootkit on one of his own computers. The rootkit was placed their by a Sony music CD. Read Mark's discussion of how he found and analyzed this corporate malware at Sony, Rootkits and Digital Rights Management Gone Too Far. Very scary. Very slimy. Sony has gone way too far.


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