Muslix64 cracks Blu-ray copy protection

by admin January 24, 2007 at 7:31 am

Hacker deploys previously used ‘known plaintext attack’

Muslix64 has done it again. Just one month after rocking the movie world with a neat little sidestep for HD-DVD copy protection, the hacker has applied his expertise to bypassing the protection features on Blu-ray.

A thread on the Doom9 DVD conversion forum had members analysing the copy protection mechanism on the Blu-ray format.

A few days ago Muslix64 dropped in to post that in 24 hours, without any Blu-ray equipment, he had managed to decrypt and play a Blu-ray media file using his “known plaintext attack”.

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