Remember that story about Sony introducing a protection medium called BD+? Well the sly guys at SlySoft have pulled a fast one on Sony. They have managed to crack the BD+ layer, with their latest beta of AnyDVD, namely 18.104.22.168.
This means you can backup your Blu-ray movies and play them without the need for HDCP-compliant equipment. The product also includes a note to Twentieth Century Fox about its assumptions on BD+ and how wrong they were. (The irony, the logo of the product is a fox!)
I fondly remember Sony saying this will take years to crack, well it seems like months to me.
Last Updated: November 8, 2007