Sat, Feb 18 2006 7:17
Homeland Security official suggests outlawing rootkits
SAN JOSE, Calif.--Perhaps the best way to deal with rootkits is to outlaw them.
At least when it comes to such mishaps as the Sony BMG Music Entertainment fiasco, that's what an official from the Department of Homeland Security suggested Thursday.
"The recent Sony
experience shows us that we need to be thinking about how we ensure
that consumers are not surprised by what their software programs do,"
Jonathan Frenkel, director of law enforcement policy at the U.S
Department of Homeland Security said in a speech here at the RSA
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