Adrian Kingsley-Hughes

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is an internationally published technology author who has devoted over a decade to helping users get the most from technology.

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Sony + Rootkits = Trouble (again!)

Somebody over at Sony must have a thing about rootkits because once again the company is caught trying to cloak files on systems using what security company F-Secure describe as "rootkit-like behavior." This time the product afflicted is Sony's MicroVault USM-F fingerprint reader software that is supplied with fingerprint-protected USB flash drives.

August 28, 2007 by


Friday Rant - It's my stuff and I'll whine if I want to!

You know, as much as I think that Ed Bott's call for less whining and more complaining about Vista has merit, I still think that there are times when it's perfectly OK to kick the tires, light the fires and enter full-on whining mode,. My logic is simple - It's my stuff, I paid for it, and therefore I'm entitled whine if something doesn't work right. Whining, after all, is easy. Complaining is a lot harder.

August 23, 2007 by