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Sony Didn't Learn the First Time

Posted by: , 01:07 AEST, Wed September 5, 2007
Tags: Computing

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Sony once again is installing DRM spyware using rootkit techniques embedded in USB drives
A line of USB drives sold by Sony Electronics installs files in a hidden folder that can be accessed and used by hackers.

The fact that the hidden directory goes unspotted by some antivirus scanners -- is similar to the Sony BMG rootkit case in late 2005.

Needless to say, steer clear of these Sony MicroVault USB flash drives, at least until this mess is sorted out.


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