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Re: [tlug] New ultra-small hardware from Sony

On Wed, 17 May 2006 19:27:43 +0900 (JST), Joe Larabell
<larabell@???> wrote:

> Hmmm... you could be right. I forgot for a moment that they were the
> ones doctoring music CDs to install spyware.

Worse than that, it was a rootkit. It inserted itself in the software
chain driving the CD-ROM drives and rendered them useless if you
uninstalled the rootkit. It also allowed viruses to take advantage of
the cloaking facilities installed and hide from A/V software.

That is just plain evil.

G. Stewart -

Anarchy may not be the best form of government, but it's better than no 
government at all.

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