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so if it was such a big "fail" then why did it take 4 years to finally crack that stupid thing?
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so if it was such a big "fail" then why did it take 4 years to finally crack that stupid thing?
If its a stupid thing, Why did it take 4 years to crack it ?
    
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If its a stupid thing, Why did it take 4 years to crack it ?
i dunno man but everyone is using those cool internet catchphrases like "epic fail" and those hilariously funny and definitely not overused captain picard facepalm demotivators to describe sony's "fail".

i thought all attempts on trying to curb piracy and implement drm will end up in "epic fail"
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So what does Sony do from here? How can they make a mistake this huge? Is it as simple as patching their console?
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so if it was such a big "fail" then why did it take 4 years to finally crack that stupid thing?
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If its a stupid thing, Why did it take 4 years to crack it ?
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Originally Posted by dontpwnmebro View Post
i dunno man but everyone is using those cool internet catchphrases like "epic fail" and those hilariously funny and definitely not overused captain picard facepalm demotivators to describe sony's "fail".

i thought all attempts on trying to curb piracy and implement drm will end up in "epic fail"
Go back and read.....


This is an epic fail. Massively.

The fail is the encryption method is well documented and encryption by design should never ever use constants for seeds.

Sony failed by not following directions and using a constant. It's DUH thing.


Cracking encryption is hard even if the solution is easy/stupid/simple. A stupid mistake is NOT the same thing as an obvious mistake.

Example1: This text "Duh." was converted to ";^J^W^" using only one operation. What was the operation? This is extremely easy as I'm not even using a key.
Example2: If you get that.... try this "^SY^ED". That's two operations with a 2-bit key.


If you add in multiple operations and keys, the solution be nearly infinitely harder.... something that can't be solved with all the computing power in the world.
Edited by DuckieHo - 1/9/11 at 11:24pm
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Go back and read.....


This is an epic fail. Massively.

The fail is the encryption method is well documented and encryption by design should never ever use constants for seeds.

Sony failed.


Cracking encryption is hard even if the solution is easy/stupid/simple.
Someone challenge this argument. I wanna see another 5 pages of people being wrong.
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epic fail
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so if it was such a big "fail" then why did it take 4 years to finally crack that stupid thing?
the statement was probably meant for the xbox360, but microsoft bribed the author of the article.
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same people same posts lol
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