[mythtv-users] AACS Cracked Already
jack at webhouse.cc
Mon Jan 29 14:32:59 UTC 2007
Wanna take a huge bite out of piracy? Sell the movies for $5 each and
quit wasting time, money, and effort in anti-piracy encryption crap.
Plus it would make for happier customers.
On Sat, 2007-01-27 at 15:18 -0700, Brian Wood wrote:
> On Jan 27, 2007, at 3:04 PM, Calin Brabandt wrote:
> > Although the encryption wasn't cracked, the AACS
> > system, which also addresses issues of player and
> > drive security, most definitely was cracked! In
> > summary, the operation of a player was cracked. It's
> > doubtful the strong encryption used by AACS will ever
> > be cracked.
> > Keys must be stored somewhere, in the clear, for at
> > least a short period of time to decrypt a block of
> > data. It's the same vulnerability used in the first
> > CSS attacks and also the attacks on iTunes audio
> > media.
> So when an impenetrable lock is put on the door just go in through a
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