[clug] Sony music CDs hack PCs
clug at james.st
Wed Nov 16 05:48:14 GMT 2005
On Thu, 3 Nov 2005 03:03 pm, Michael James wrote:
> To summarise a thread on suse-OT at suse.com:
> The root kit was installed by a Sony music CD he had
> purchased and played weeks before.
The tale continues...
Now Sony are recalling all CDs with the root kit DRM.
They also supply a web based uninstaller.
It leaves a Windows PC open to running any code
any malicious website cares to download to it.
Konqueror has gotten so clever for its own boots
that it has forgotten what a web browser is for.
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