Is it time for Sony to recall their rootkit DRM music Cd's?

Posted by tuxchick on Nov 6, 2005 2:37 PM EDT
CD; By Dan Bell
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If you have not been following this story, it's time you did, as there are some 20 music Cd's out there published by Sony/BMG, that contain this malware they are calling a DRM solution concocted for them by by First 4 Internet. Be warned that once your PC is infected, it is difficult or maybe impossible to remove the code from your computer without causing damage to your system, such as rendering your CD drive inaccessible. In addition to hiding hacks, if your PC is infected with this DRM you can also be setting yourself up for new viruses that your scanner will not detect as the same trick can be used by virus writers to cloak the code from your anti virus protection program. As Airhead sarcastically said in his news submittal on this subject: "Good job Sony"

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