Now it’s a little worse…

Posted: November 19, 2005 in Uncategorized
The story about Sony/BMG mixing open-source code in their notorious rootkit spyware is now hitting the mainstream news sites like eWeek. Turns out it’s a bit worse…the rootkit apparently also includes open-source code from FAAC and mpg123, as well as LAME. The bad news is that mpg123 was discontinued last year and has security problems. And the most damning accusation comes from Slashdot claiming they may also have code for circumventing Apple’s DRM written by the entire movie industry’s arch enemy, DVD Jon.
Is there any open-source code that wasn’t ripped off for the infamous Sony Rootkit?
Ah, the anticipation is just killing me…

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