Sony

Sony BMG Copy-protection software scandal

To stop piracy Sony BMG distributed a rootkit program through CDs which created vulnerabilities in OS which were exploited by malware. Facing criticisms, they released an “uninstaller” which only un-hid the program and introduced further security vulnerabilities. The Sony BMG CD copy protection rootkit scandal of 2005–2007 concerns deceptive, illegal, and potentially harmful copy protection […]

Kennedy

Ted Kennedy drove a car into the water then fled the scene as his passenger died

Ted Kennedy drove a car into the water, then fled the scene as his passenger died. He only received a two-month suspended jail sentence. The Chappaquiddick incident involved the death of Mary Jo Kopechne, a young colleague of U.S. Senator Edward M. “Ted” Kennedy, in a tidal channel on Chappaquiddick Island, Massachusetts on July 18, […]

scandal

Horse meat scandal in Europe

The 2013 meat adulteration scandal is ongoing in Europe; foods advertised as containing beef were found to contain undeclared or improperly declared horse meat, as much as 100% of the meat content in some cases, and other undeclared meats, such as pork. The issue came to light on 15 January 2013, when it was reported […]