Researchers Decrypt HDCP Streams with FPGA Development Board

Rob Williams

Staff member
Last fall, Intel found that the master key for its HDCP digital copy protection scheme had been leaked to the Internet, and while the company claimed that it'd require too much effort and money to make proper use of it, it still made it clear that it'd be ready to take legal action against anyone who made use of it. For some people, a threat like that is the best possible challenge one could ask for, and leave it to researchers at Ruhr University in Germany for taking that challenge head-on.


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Techgage Staff
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Just goes to show nothing is hack proof. And anything that is too work intensive or costly for computers to hack today, will be quick and simple to hack tomorrow!