NEWS FROM THE LAB - Sunday, November 13, 2005

Once more on the Sony rootkit case Posted by Mikko @ 20:46 GMT

It would seem the Sony rootkit case is mostly over, at least for now. Several people probably learned valuable lessons over the last two weeks.

Click to listen - snippet from www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4989260

There's a nice wrap-up at The Inquirer. We especially liked this quote:

  But enough ranting. Let me end this with a couple of up notes. If you want
  to find a trustworthy security vendor, I would recommend looking for ones
  that stood up on the Sony malware DRM infection issue and said 'this is bad'
  early and loudly. F-Secure comes to mind, but there are others. The ones that
  said 'grumble, mumble, maybe, sorta' a week later are not what you want to
  have protecting your machines.