So first we had this piece of spyware called Warden that attempts to stop players from cheating in Worlds of Warcraft.

Then we had the Sony BMG rootkit.

Now we have a potpourri. Apparently you can use the Sony rootkit to make undetectable tools to cheat Worlds of Warcraft

From Security Focus:

World of Warcraft hackers have confirmed that the hiding capabilities of Sony BMG’s content protection software can make tools made for cheating in the online world impossible to detect. The software–deemed a “rootkit” by many security experts–is shipped with tens of thousands of the record company’s music titles.

Link here via Register.

Alex Eckelberry