Blu-ray DRM defeated

Wednesday, 24 January 2007, 12:00 AM EST

The copy protection technology used by Blu-ray discs has been cracked by the same hacker who broke the DRM technology of rival HD DVD discs last month.

muslix64 used much the same plaintext attack in both cases. By reading a key held in memory by a player playing a HD-DVD disc he was able to decrypt the movie been played and render it as an MPEG2 file.

At The Register.

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