Sony BMG Rootkit: Actual risks

The Sony DRM case seems to be getting more and more twisted. Our readers might be wondering what the actual risks are at this point and what they should be doing about them. Here's a short recap.

If you have the Sony DRM with the rootkit (aries.sys) still active, you should consider getting the update to remove the rootkit. Do this by using the standalone executable available here. There are already several malware variants that try to hide with the help of the Sony DRM cloaking. F-Secure : News from the Lab

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 16th November 2005 7:00AM