Sony rootkit draws fire of Homeland Security

It sounds like the guys at DHS think there ought to be a law against rootkits.

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, Department of Homeland Security.

qv: TechNewsWorld

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About Phil Yanov

Phil Yanov is a Technologist, Columnist and Public Radio Commentator.

He is the founder of Tech After Five as well as the founder and President of the GSA Technology Council and the IT Leadership Council.

His personal technology column appears in Greenville Business Magazine and the Columbia Business Journal.

He co-hosts the Your Day technology shows heard on NPR radio stations across South Carolina and is a frequent contributor to technology stories appearing on radio and television.