"If [Sony] had woken up and smelled the coffee when we told them there was a problem, they could have avoided this trouble," says Mikko H. Hypponen, F-Secure's director of antivirus research.
Originally providing a patch, Sony eventually recalled millions of the actual discs when the patch often botched things up even more. Though the fine details are in dispute and Sony has now taken steps to correct its actions, one thing remains true: XCP(the DRM software coupled with the CDs) has turned into a disaster for Sony, both in public relations and product.
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