Researchers: Sony Patch Opens Huge Security Hole

As Security Fix warned in a post late last night, researchers have found new flaws in a program designed to remove portions of an anti-piracy software included in an unknown number of Sony BMG music CDs.

A patch that Sony issued a week ago when virus writers began taking advantage of the software's file-hiding capabilities actually introduces serious new security risks onto the user's machine, according to research released today by Princeton University computer science professor Edward Felten. Security Fix - Brian Krebs on Computer and Internet Security - (

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 15th November 2005 8:42PM