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SDMI consortium denies hacking claims

Written by Petteri Pyyny (Google+) @ 16 Oct 2000 18:44

SDMI consortium, lead by RIAA members to find secure method for digital music distribution, denies the claims that all of their six encryption schemes were successfully hacked.
SDMI announced a contest in last month with $10,000 price for hackers to break the SDMI encryption schemes. Yesterday it was reported from various sources that now all the six different encryption methods were successfully hacked by contestants.

SDMI denies the claims and says that they haven't analyzed the contest results yet and can't tell if any of the security methods were successfully hacked.

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