Report: PC security weakened by Sony (Rootkit) uninstaller

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"A utility to remove Sony BMG's copy protection program from customers'
computers actually introduces a major security vulnerability into the
systems, two Princeton University researchers said on Tuesday.
 In his Freedom to Tinker blog, Princeton computer science professor Edward
Felten said that the way Sony BMG and copy-protection provider First 4
Internet remove the software--using an Active X control--leaves PCs open to
attack by malicious Web sites."


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