Uncategorized Score one (sorta) for the consumer 16 years ago The Freeholder News.com is reporting two pieces of good news on the Sony rootkit copy protection scheme from Hell story: Sony has decided that making its customer’s computers vulnerable to compromise is a Bad Thing and is going to stop production of music CDs using the rootkit approach to copy protection. Microsoft has decided that Sony’s ill-considered scheme is a danger to the integrity of the Windows OS and is going to wipe it via the Windows Antispyware product. I’d say that this shows two things. First, Sony, as large a corporation as it is, is vulnerable to pressure. Second, Microsoft actually does seem to be taking the security of the Windows OS seriously. Both of these fall into the good news category. Continue Reading Previous The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th monthNext Perhaps it’s time to start getting concerned Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me via e-mail if anyone answers my comment.