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Sony's DRM fix hits hitch

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The US computer scientists who discovered a significant security flaw in one of Sony BMG's CD copy protection systems have discovered that the flaw is still present in the patch released by the record company yesterday.

Professor Ed Felten and Alex Halderman of Princeton University, New Jersey, report that the patch for the SunnComm MediaMax DRM software and previously released uninstaller do not prevent the booby-trapping of the files that MediaMax places on a PC in order to automatically run hostile software when you insert a 'protected' CD.

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