Microsoft buys Sysinternals, Winternals

Posted by tuxchick2 on Jul 21, 2006 9:50 AM EDT
Houston Chronicle TechBlog; By Dwight Silverman
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Mark Russinovich is best known lately as the guy who discovered Sony-BMG's rootkit-based copy protection on its music CDs, which the company ultimately abandoned in the face of a withering firestorm of reaction...."I'm very pleased to announce that Microsoft has acquired Winternals Software and Sysinternals."

Another independent bites the dust. It's in Microsoft's interests to roll out the welcome mat to corporate spyware. Now there is one less set of critical eyeballs on the Evil Empire...Carla

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