Update on Sony “Spy Ware”

by Larry Emmott on November 18, 2005

in Security

 Sony’s sour note | CNET News.com

Sony BMG Music Entertainment finds itself singing the blues this week, after copy protection on many of its CDs struck a sour note on fans’ PCs.
The record label will recall millions of CDs that, if played in a consumer’s PC disc drive, will expose the computer to serious security risks. Anyone who has purchased one of the CDs, which include southern rockers Van Zant, Neil Diamond’s latest album and more than 18 others, can exchange the purchase. The company added that it would release details of its CD exchange program “shortly.”

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