Thursday, November 10, 2005

'Bots' for Sony CD software spotted online

Bottom line:
The malicious software programs in this case are Trojan horse, or "bot," variants, which are intended to give the attacker remote control of any computer they infect as they hide in Sony's copy protection tool. Security experts say that more such attacks are likely. For Sony, concern over the issue has prompted at least one lawsuit and plenty of criticism.

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