Hack distributed for Windows Media


Microsoft Corp. is scrambling to update its Windows Media software after a hacker released a program that circumvents a safeguard designed to prevent people from freely copying digital movies and songs.

The effort began weeks ago, after a hacker released a program dubbed FairUse4WM that strips digital rights protection from Windows Media-encoded files distributed by companies like Movielink and Amazon.com Inc., which launched a video download service last week Hack distributed for Windows Media - Security - MSNBC.com

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