Next gen DVD copy protection cracked already!

Discussion in 'DVD Video' started by Jordan, Jul 7, 2006.

  1. Jordan

    Jordan Guest

    I'd expect this exploit to be turned into a working script in 3 - 2 -

    Copy Blu-ray and HD DVD Movies with Print Screen Function

    CT magazine found a huge whole in the copyright protection of Blu-ray
    and HD DVD movies.

    Blu-ray and HD DVD are supposed to be highly secure. There is AACS and
    HDCP, which when enforced make it impossible to copy movie data from a

    The premier German computer magazine found now out that you can make
    copy each frame of a movie by just pushing print screen on a computer.
    They tested this with the Blu-ray Sony Vaio VGC-RC 204 and the HD DVD
    Toshiba Qosmio G30 notebook.

    Of course it does not make sense to manually sit there and hit print
    screen. This process could be automated.

    CT got Toshiba to acknowledge the copy protection hole and future
    version of the player software will not have this issue. It is now out
    there though. All the gory details will be in the print issue of the CT
    magazine available on Monday.

    More details on Heise (German).
    Jordan, Jul 7, 2006
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