Vista's DRM features could bedevil antivirus


A security researcher is raising concerns about a digital rights management feature in Microsoft's new Vista operating system that he claims may make it easy for malicious code authors to block virus programs from removing their wares.

...Aleksander Czarnowski of the Polish firm AVET Information and Network Security, said that a new Vista feature, dubbed "protected processes," which provides digital rights management functionality in Vista, could be abused to protect rootkits and other malicious code. Vista's DRM features could bedevil antivirus - Network World

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 13th October 2006 11:45PM