Printed from http://www.electronista.com

All Blu-Ray and HD DVD discs cracked?

updated 12:30 pm EST, Tue February 13, 2007

All HD movie discs cracked

While one hacker was able to break the DRM on select Blu-Ray and HD DVD discs, another hacker now claims to have defeated HD movie encryption entirely. Writing in the Doom9 forums, "arnezami" says he has uncovered the processing key behind AACS, the protection scheme used in both Blu-Ray and HD DVD. As a result any HD movie should be unlockable without first having to locate the volume key for a particular title. The news could prove enormously disappointing for the movie and electronics industries, which together spent millions of dollars attempting to prevent the piracy currently rampant with standard DVDs.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Cat B100

Cat is primarily known for its heavy-duty machinery used in the construction industry and farming, among other areas. What may not be ...

Linksys EA6900 AC Router

As 802.11ac networking begins to makes its way into more and more devices, you may find yourself considering an upgrade for your home ...

D-Link DIR-510L 802.11AC travel router

Having Internet access in hotels and other similar locations used to be a miasma of connectivity issues. If Wi-Fi was available, it wa ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News