1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Sony BMG Rootkit Scandal: 10 Years Later

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Oct 28, 2015.

  1. RSS

    RSS New Member Member

    [​IMG] Ben Edelman/Wikipedia

    A warning pops up on computer screen about Sony BMG rootkit on music CD

    Hackers really have had their way with Sony over the past year, taking down its Playstation Network last Christmas Day and creating an international incident by exposing confidential data from Sony Pictures Entertainment in response to The Interview comedy about a planned assassination on North Korea’s leader. Some say all this is karmic payback for what’s become known as a seminal moment in malware history: Sony BMG sneaking rootkits into music CDs 10 years ago in the name of digital rights management.

    To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

    Continue reading...

Share This Page