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Windows 7: Microsoft looking to "shake hackers and crackers off..

31 Mar 2010   #1
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 
Microsoft looking to "shake hackers and crackers off..

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Microsoft looking to "shake hackers and crackers off Microsoft products"

Microsoft is looking to design new anti-hacking mechanisms and "hack detection" technologies for future Microsoft products according to a recent job posting.
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Neowin.net - Microsoft looking to "shake hackers and crackers off Microsoft products"


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31 Mar 2010   #2
severedsolo

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

oh dear... here we go again, cue the traditional piracy argument.....

good read anyway cheers JMH
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31 Mar 2010   #3
FuturDreamz

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)
 
 

As long as the antivirus part actually helps and false positives in the antipirating feature can be fixed by confirming your key in 30min, 24/7
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31 Mar 2010   #4
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

I am interested to see what the SP1 beta version has to offer.
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02 Apr 2010   #5
jimbo45

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers
 
 

As long as Software exists people will attempt to crack it -- not always for money but a challenge.

Is there a totally 100% escape proof prison anywhere in the world -- probably not -- doesn't matter what security is implemented humans are fallable (and bribable) so technology alone will NEVER solve this problem.

One possible proviso -- if a Quantum Computer ever becomes a reality then no encryption we currently know about will ever be possible since even a "brute force attack" with even large power 200 digit numbers as keys (more atoms than exist in the entire universe) can be cracked in seconds. -- For those that don't know a quantum computer can process an infinite number of calculations IN PARALLEL and complete these in a very short time.

Instead of a Binary state being 0 or 1 a quantum bit can be 0, 1, or BOTH at the same time .



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