[kwlug-disc] Has the HDMI master key been cracked?

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Tue Sep 14 21:32:19 EDT 2010


On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 9:19 PM, Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Has the HDMI master key been cracked? Does this open the door for open
> source HD media servers?
>
> http://rudd-o.com/en/monopolies-of-the-mind/the-hdcp-master-key
>
>
Minor correction:

HDCP is the encrypted protocol that allows things like DRM and all that.
That is what had its key broken.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High-bandwidth_Digital_Content_Protection

HDMI is the connection and has nothing to do with DRM in itself.

Also ...

http://entertainment.slashdot.org/story/10/09/14/1211205/HDCP-Master-Key-Revealed
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