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Sony builds and distributes a RootKit

By Spike
Nov 2, 2005
  1. Sysinternals' Mark Russinovich has performed an analysis of the copy restriction measures deployed by Sony Music on its latest CDs: which he bluntly calls a 'root kit'. Using conventional tools to remove Sony's digital media malware will leave ordinary users with Windows systems unable to play CDs.

    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/11/01/sony_rootkit_drm/
     
  2. IronDuke

    IronDuke TS Rookie Posts: 856

    Reda that. Very underhand. I went off Sony a while ago as they're one of the firms that try to make verything proprietory.
     
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