World of Warcraft hackers using Sony BMG rootkit

World of Warcraft hackers have confirmed that the hiding capabilities of Sony BMG's content protection software can make tools made for cheating in the online world impossible to detect. The software--deemed a "rootkit" by many security experts--is shipped with tens of thousands of the record company's music titles.
Source: SecurityFocus

Not only is this Sony DRM absolutely wrong, it also allows cheating in MMO games. Yet another reason I do not buy CDs anymore, or play MMOs. Good one Sony. Great job!

Blogcritics has more on this hidden software that Sony deems necessary to install on your computer.

Comments (1)

Brian Woodward:

This is just Sony's way to take down WoW ;) They're hoping EQ will get all the customers mad at the cheating in WoW.

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