SONY DRM rootkit – the gift that keeps on giving

Tuesday, November 15th, 2005

Well… I said, more legs than a centipede for this one…. It looks as though the uninstaller from Sony is an activex control that may have some SEVERE security implications. The ActiveX invokes a command to reboot the computer (RebootMachine). (Which is likely remotely exploitable). Also it appears to use an (InstallUpdate) download which could [...]

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