Ubisoft Uplay DRM found to include a rootkit

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Malcontent, Jul 30, 2012.

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  1. Malcontent

    Malcontent Registered Member

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    http://www.geek.com/articles/games/ubisoft-uplay-drm-found-to-include-a-rootkit-20120730/

     
  2. funkydude

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    LOL, seriously. DRM is the reason I've avoided all Ubisoft games for years.

    Battlefield 3 is just as bad in that it requires browser plugins to function.
     
  3. Pedro

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    So it doesn't run in SBIE? Let me guess, PunkBustah.
     
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    For a moment I thought you mistyped "Sony BMG copy protection rootkit scandal", boy how history is an endless waltz. :rolleyes: Granted what Ubisoft did is not the same, but just as face-palm worthy.
     
  6. x942

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    I think I should take a look at this "updated" plugin and see what i can find. Something tells me fuzzing it may reveal its still insecure :/
     
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