Saturday, June 02, 2007

Hacking News

New AACS "fix" hacked in a day

The ongoing war between content producers and hackers over the AACS copy protection used in HD DVD and Blu-ray discs produced yet another skirmish last week, and as has been the case as of late, the hackers came out on top.

Read the article HERE.

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IFPI: Ten "inconvenient truths" about file-swapping


The international music trade group has just released a list of 10 "inconvenient truths" about sharing copyrighted music. Would you believe that it can fund terrorism?

Read the article HERE.

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Hackers smash Xbox lockout

Micoroft's blocked chipped Xbox 360s from its Live service, but hackers aren't taking it lying down, they've hacked their way in again! Multi-play hungry hackers won't be slowed by Microsoft's attempts to lock their chipped consoles out of the Live service - they've cooked up a tasty hack to circumvent the big M's checks.

Dubbed iXtreme firmware, the hack-tastic update "defeats all current and some future Xbox Live detection attempts" its creators say.

Read more HERE.

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