21 November 2005, 01:49 by mark hoekstra

Planet Sony

Dan Kaminsky explains:


Sony has a rootkit.

The rootkit phones home.

Phoning home requires a DNS query.

DNS queries are cached.


...and when you know a little bit of what Dan is about (for instance… old, but you get the idea), you know from that point it’s owned ;-)

I suggest you read his site for more info on this:

Planet Sony
Separation Anxiety

Anyways, the end result is these marvelous images…

click to enlarge

all the images:
planet sony usa 1
planet sony europe 1
planet sony asia 1
planet sony usa 2
planet sony europe 2
planet sony asia 2

You’d almost would wanna buy this t-shirt just for that, or ?... naaah ;-)

click image to go to the ‘I heart rootkit’-tee (via)

...and if you don’t have a clue what this is about, I suggest you read Sony anti-customer technology roundup and time-line over at BoingBoing :-)

Oh… and when you happen to have such Sony-CD’s laying around, I suggest you make some warning labels for them…

click image to go to warninglabelgenerator.com

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  1. BannerGuy @ 22 November 2005, 06:48 :

    http://www.signgenerator.org has some sign generators, button creators, label designers and banner creators ;)

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