Brendon Posted March 1, 2007 Report Share Posted March 1, 2007 IT LOOKS LIKE Microsoft's unhackable OS activation malware has been hacked. There is an active thread at the Keznews forums (account needed), and a summary on its main page about the crack. The method of attack has got to be quite troubling for MS on many grounds. The crack is a glorified guesser, and with the speed of modern PCs and the number of outstanding keys, the 25-digit serials are within range. The biggest problem for MS? If this gets widespread, and I hope it will, people will start activating legit keys that are owned by other people It won't take long for boxes bought at retail to be activated before they are bought, and the people who plunk down money for the mal^h^h^hsoftware for real get 'you are a filthy pirate' messages. Won't that be a laugh riot at the MS phone banks in Bangalore. Article HERE. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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