For those that haven’t been following this, you really should be – this is turning into a major story! It all started with a post on Mark Russinovich’s blog, and it just keeps gaining momentum. I’ll update this post wih the latest news…
Suzi Turner from ZDNet provides a good summary of the whole situation, I suggest you read it.
UPDATE: Sony to be sued – http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20051110-5549.html
NEW UPDATE: Anti-Spyware companies will detect and remove the Sony rootkit code!
NEXT UPDATE: Win for the public – Sony will cease production of all CDs with the rootkit software – this is great news.
NEXT UPDATE: VICTORY! Sony agrees to recall all infected CD’s and replace them with unprotected copies. They also post a link on their front page to a press release explaining this.
Mark Rusinovich’s latest post: http://www.sysinternals.com/blog/2005/11/victory.html
Sony’s home page: http://www.sonybmg.com/
Sony’s press release: http://blog.sonymusic.com/sonybmg/111505.html