Windows 8 RTM leaked ISOs have been cracked

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The Russian leaker AngelWZR has confirmed that all of the ediions of Windows 8 RTM that have leaked over the weekend can now be activated with a workaround. This will not please Microsoft.

Microsoft shakes off "BitLocker cracked" claims

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Microsoft senior director Paul Cooke has rubbished claims that the software giants hard drive encryption tool, BitLocker, has been "cracked". Several reports over the last few weeks have highlighted weaknesses regarding BitLocker Drive Encryption (BDE)...

Even with Vista SP1, Hackers Still Crack WGA

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[quote]The fact that Microsoft has relaxed its antipiracy mechanism built into Windows Vista concomitantly with the release of Service Pack 1 failed to stop hackers from providing a crack for the latest version of Windows...

Vista Update Fingers Activation Cracks

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Microsoft has announced an update available to consumers next week which will detect two cracks commonly used to activate pirated copies of the operating system. One of the cracks refered to as Grace Timer, extended...

DRam crack breaks encryption software

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Disk encryption software used on many systems can be circumvented using what researchers referred to as "simple non-destructive techniques". A report from researchers at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Princeton University and Wind River Systems concluded...

Google can crack passwords

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A clever bloke into security research at the University of Cambridge computer lab wrote in his bog last Friday that he's discovered Google works as a password MD5 hash cracker. Someone had hacked into his...

DRM lobby scrambles to block HD DVD crack

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A digital rights management (DRM) licensing authority is strong-arming search firms, bloggers and open source advocates in a desperate attempt to stop the spread of a software key that disables copyright protection on Blu-ray and...

Hackers crack secret Google malware search codes

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Hidden malware search capabilities within Google which were reserved for antivirus and security research firms just weeks ago have been cracked by hackers, according to security industry sources. specific malware program, according to researchers from...

USB Devices Can Crack Windows

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Vulnerabilities in USB drivers for Windows could allow an attacker to take control of locked workstations using a specially programmed Universal Serial Bus device, according to an executive from SPI Dynamics, which discovered the security...

Regulators in Escrow crack down

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California regulators have declared a hunting season on unlicensed Internet escrow companies. According to Associated Press, five were shut down yesterday by the Escrow Fraud Task Force with a little help the Federal Trade Commission,...

Video Voyeurs Face Crack Down

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Pornographers beware - new legislation coming into law in the US will soon make the practise of covertly taping people "for lascivious purposes" illegal. Described as "video voyeurism", the practise has become the "new frontier...

3D holograms to crack forgeries

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Forged documents could be signed off for good with a new technique that produces a 3D hologram of handwriting. Through virtual reality and image processing, tiny pressure bumps in writing can be analysed to spot...

German police crack down on hacking group

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German police have carried out their biggest ever crackdown on internet piracy in probe against 126 members of an online hackers' forum. The Germans are thought to be part of a wider network of 476...

Hackers Crack Latest Windows Flaw

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Computer code that exploits a critical new software vulnerability in the Windows XP and Windows 2000 operating systems is circulating on the Internet, according to security experts. Two examples of "exploit" code for a buffer...

Aust employers crack down on staff surfing

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Policies, monitoring and checking-up on employee's Internet surfing, are increasingly on the agenda for Australian businesses, according to one industry analyst. Research from industry analyst Gartner (US) found that as much as 40 percent...

Sun gets a crack at Web services elite

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A proposal being considered by a key Web services organization could pave the way for Sun Microsystems to join on equal footing with rivals Microsoft and IBM. But continued political battling could sidetrack the effort....

Researchers Claim to Crack Wi-Fi Security

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Thank you Darren Proponents deny wireless networking spec is vulnerable to hijack, authentication attacks. A University of Maryland professor and his graduate student have apparently uncovered serious weaknesses in the...

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