Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Root of Sony rootkit revelation!

Mark Russinovich is shown in his office with his Van Zandt CD from Sony BMG Music Entertainment, in which he discovered that the company had added a copy protection technology called XCP to his computer that this gadget blog has spoken so much about (one of the articles), Friday, Nov. 18, 2005, in Austin, Texas. Russinovich posted his findings to his blog which generated serious attention, and eventually forced Sony BMG to recall 50 different discs this week. Some 4.7 million had been made and 2.1 million sold (Photo and data from AP)My first article was published on 7th November.

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