September 4, 2001

MS eBook cracker keeps findings secret

Author: JT Smith

"An anonymous programmer has created a program that cracks the security of
Microsoft's eBook reader software in a development that put a fresh spin on the
case against Russian programmer, Dmitry Sklyarov.

According to the MIT Technology Review, a "home brewed decryption program" has
been developed which defeats the digital rights management features in Microsoft
Reader." From a report at The Register.


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