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SonyBMG Rootkit By Ryan fetrow
About the virus!!!1! <ul><li>The name of my virus!!!1! Is SonyBMG rootkit. </li></ul><ul><li>The sonybmg rootkit got its n...
WhAt It DiD! <ul><li>It was a program that prevented the copying of Sony cd’s and automatically downloaded to the computer...
What it did (cont) <ul><li>It affected around 500,000 networks.  </li></ul><ul><li>You received the virus from other sourc...
Feelings about the virus!!!1! <ul><li>This virus affected regular people along with commercial networks and anyone that us...
Resourses  <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2005_Sony_BMG_CD_copy_protection_scandal </li></ul><ul><li>http://papers.s...
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  1. 1. SonyBMG Rootkit By Ryan fetrow
  2. 2. About the virus!!!1! <ul><li>The name of my virus!!!1! Is SonyBMG rootkit. </li></ul><ul><li>The sonybmg rootkit got its name because it was a problem found with the Sony BMG CD copy prevention. </li></ul>
  3. 3. WhAt It DiD! <ul><li>It was a program that prevented the copying of Sony cd’s and automatically downloaded to the computer and open security holes that allowed virus onto the computer more easily. </li></ul><ul><li>It took about 3 months to fix the virus when Sony came out with a software utility that removed the rootkit component from the computer. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What it did (cont) <ul><li>It affected around 500,000 networks. </li></ul><ul><li>You received the virus from other sources the Sony bmg rootkit just allowed virus into you computer more easily by opening security holes in windows. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Feelings about the virus!!!1! <ul><li>This virus affected regular people along with commercial networks and anyone that used Sony bmg cd’s. </li></ul><ul><li>The writer of this rootkit wasn’t trying to make a virus he was trying to make and anti-copying program and it altered the way windows operating systems read the cd’s. </li></ul><ul><li>If you got the root kit on you computer then you would need to get the rootkit utility to remove the rootkit components. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Resourses <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2005_Sony_BMG_CD_copy_protection_scandal </li></ul><ul><li>http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1072229 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.boingboing.net/2005/11/14/sony-anticustomer-te.html </li></ul>
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