Sony issues patch as hackers pounce on rootkit

Friday, 4 November 2005, 3:06 AM EST

Reacting to criticism of its CD copy protection, Sony on Wednesday posted a patch that reveals files previously hidden by a rootkit. But that may be closing the barn door after the horses bolted, since hackers are already discussing ways to use the rootkit to conceal their own code.

By Gregg Keizer at TechWeb.

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