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November 01, 2005



This shuld be on the front page! It's worse than Alice down the rabbit hole.


there are other more insidious downsides to Sony DRM schemes:

Sony DRM Installs a Rootkit?
Posted by ScuttleMonkey on Monday October 31, @03:04PM
slashdot - from the slice-of-privacy-pie dept.
Security | Privacy

An anonymous read writes "SysInternals.com guru Mark Russinovich has a detailed investigation of a rootkit from Sony Music. The rootkit introduces several security holes into the system that could be exploited by others, such as hiding any executable file that starts with '$sys$'.

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