Friday, December 15, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Facebook Will Start Putting Ads Before Videos
Samsung's Smart Speaker Coming Next Year
Internet Neutrality is Officially Dead
Synaptics Brings First In-Display Fingerprint Sensors for Smartphones
Disney to Buy Fox Film and Some TV Businesses for $52 billion
Powerful iMac Pro is Available Today, Starting at $5,000
IBM Announces Collaboration With Leading Companies to Accelerate Quantum Computing
Bing Gets Intelligent Search Features, Powered by AI
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Why the...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, November 04, 1999
Why the DVD Hack Was a Cinch


"..The anonymous developers of the decryption program that removes DVD copy protection had an easy time doing it, thanks to a gaffe by a software developer and the surprising weakness of the encryption technology.

Essentially, the two European hackers who developed the DeCSS utility that copies a DVD movie disc were able to break the code because one of the product's licensees inadvertently neglected to encrypt the decryption key.

Breaking DVD's encryption was considered extremely difficult, but once the first key was discovered, the rest fell with ease, since the crackers were able to use their original, valid key as a launch point to find more valid decryption keys..."



Previous
Next
KenWood's 72x CD Rom reaches 44x DAE ?..        All News        KenWood's 72x CD Rom reaches 44x DAE ?..
KenWood's 72x CD Rom reaches 44x DAE ?..     Optical Storage News      KenWood's 72x CD Rom reaches 44x DAE ?..

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
DVD6C Lowers Royalty Fees for DVD Players
German Authorities Shut Down File-sharing Site
DVDFab Debuts 4K Ultra HD Copy Software
Youtube-mp3.org Site Shut Down
European Union's Top Court Rules That PirateBay's Operations Risks Breaking The Law
Microsoft Patent Describes Windows Ability To Detect and Block Pirated Content
Google, Bing Agree to Help U.K. Fight Pirate Sites
New Data Storage Method Could Boost Capacity Of Optical Storage Media
U.S. Trade Representative Calls Out Stream Ripping In Latest 'Notorious markets' Report
DVD Licensing Group Lowers Royoalty Fees For DVD Players and Recorders
World's Largest Music Strem Ripping Site Faces Legal Action
DVD6C Licensing Group Revises Licensing Rates For DVD-ROMs

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .