The Sony Rootkit Story

June 2006

Record labels, technology
ARTICLE LINK – the Sony Rootkit story¬†: Wade Roush asks how the¬†world’s second-largest record label, Sony BMG, became one of the world’s largest distributors of malware in TR (Technology Review).

A Federal judge has now approved the settlement in the case. District court judge Naomi Reice Buchwald granted final approval for a settlement ordering that consumers will receive new malware and vulnerability-free CDs, a patch to remove the offending XCP or MediaMax code, and Sony will be dishing out free downloads.

No Comments

Comments are closed.