Sony Rootkit

Matthew Osborne
Wed Nov 23 08:39:28 EST 2005

On Tue, 22 Nov 2005 14:32:16 -0500 Larry Weil
<> wrote:

> At 11:26 AM 11/22/2005, Sandra Harris wrote:
> >Macs are also vulnerable to the Sony rootkit
> >,1895,1885915,00.asp
> A Mac running OS X will not let anything be
> installed unless the 
> user's password is entered.  I guess some users will
> be naive enough 
> to enter their password when this CD asks for
> permission, but I sure 
> as hell won't!

To the best of my knowledge, this Sony rootkit also
does not affect PCs running the Linux OS either.

                                      Matt Osborne
                                      Schenectady, NY 

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