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DRM software being exploited by malware authors

Discussion in 'Computer Security' started by ffreeloader, Nov 9, 2007.

  1. ffreeloader

    ffreeloader Terabyte Poster

    Well, it was only a matter time before this started, but at least one of the anti-piracy measures using Digital Rights Management that have been installed in Windows for the last 6 years is now being exploited on a zero day basis.

    You can read the rest of the ZDNET article by Ryan Naraine here.

    More on the subject can be read about at this here: http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9045978

    Macrovision, they are the company that is suing content providers for not using their DRM solution, even though it is known to be already broken, and the means of breaking it spread widely across the internet. What a company. If someone chooses not to use your product, sue 'em. What an ethical business model, and you have to trust these guys to control the access to software on your system? I think not. Not on any of my computers.
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