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Sony: The Return Of The Rootkit Aug 29 2007 09:34PM
Quark IT - Hilton Travis (Hilton QuarkIT com au) (1 replies)
Re: Sony: The Return Of The Rootkit Aug 30 2007 04:10PM
Paul Sebastian Ziegler (psz observed de) (2 replies)
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Quark IT - Hilton Travis schrieb:
> Hi All,
>
> Apparently Sony cannot learn from their past and have introduced another
> rootkit with another of their devices. This time it is their Microvault
> USB drive that has fingerprint security.

That is not exactly new news.

The devices are old and all that is "rootkit-like" about them is the
fact that they interact with the kernel in order to hide their own files
from corruption.

Not everything that interacts with the kernel is a rootkit. Or would
anyone want to classify GRSecurity as a rootkit? RBAC will let you hide
parts of your filesystem as well...

> Have a read of

Have another one:
http://observed.de/?entnum=101

Now I was outraged by Sony's Copyprotection Rootkit - but this is simply
something different.

Many Greetings
Paul

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[ reply ]
Re: Sony: The Return Of The Rootkit Aug 31 2007 09:45PM
Jason Brooke (jason qgl org) (1 replies)
Re: Sony: The Return Of The Rootkit Aug 31 2007 10:48PM
Paul Sebastian Ziegler (psz observed de) (2 replies)
Re: Sony: The Return Of The Rootkit Sep 01 2007 04:16PM
John Hammond (josephhammond hotmail com)
Re: Sony: The Return Of The Rootkit Sep 01 2007 04:01PM
Tyler Reguly (ht computerdefense org)
Re: Sony: The Return Of The Rootkit Aug 31 2007 07:03PM
Chad Perrin (perrin apotheon com)


 

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