Florida leads in Sony Rootkit infections….

Sunday, January 15th, 2006

According to the securityfix, Florida leads the nation in the number of networks with signs of computers infested with the sony rootkit. In total, 12,588 networks in Florida seem to have computers with the rootkit. Now, these numbers could reflect as few as one machine per network….    Send article as PDF   

Cleaning up after the Sony Rootkit

Monday, November 21st, 2005

Sunbeltblog has a suggestion (from Ben Edelman) for SONY on how to get the word out to customers that they have the problem laden XCP/ rootkit/ trojan/ drm software that’s been burning up tech news… Distribute an ad through their own rootkit. It does, after all, “phone home” from time to time and…. it looks […]

Sony BMG is still having a bad week….

Thursday, November 10th, 2005

Unfortunately a LOT of people that have bought Sony-BMG cds (or borrowed, whatever…) are going to have some headaches too. By stock in Tylenol or Aleve or something…. anyway… here’s todays roundup of Sony Rootkit news. Including a virus borrowing the gift of SONY… First up is some “backstory” that reminds us of Sony’s attitudes […]

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