Green hills forever: Windows XP activation algorithm cracked after 21 years

Found 3 days ago at Arstechnica

It has never been too hard for someone with the right amount of time, desperation, or flexible scruples to get around Windows XP activation scheme. And yet XP activation, the actual encrypted algorithm, loathed since before it started , has never been truly broken, at least entirely offline. Now, far past the logical end of all things XP, the solution exists, floating around the web forum based...

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