lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2003]   [Nov]   [25]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: Copy protection of the floppies
On Tue, 25 Nov 2003, Nick wrote:
>Hardware dongles. You need to be a bit creative but it can be done. Say
>on save of the file output it to the hardware dongle with encrypts it with
>your private key, then on load of the file it gets decrypted with the
>public key, which is available, or some similar scheme.

SOFTWARE still has to talk to the dongle. SOFTWARE can be CHANGED. Go
talk to the guys at autocad... it's trivial to find TSRs to emulate
the dongle and patches to out-right do away with it.

--Ricky


-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:58    [W:0.066 / U:1.420 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site