Crackers bypass HDCP protection and capturing as Netflix stream “- update




Crackers seem to have found a way to bypass HDCP security, thus capturing the 4k streams from Netflix. In a tracker appeared this week the first 4k episode of Breaking Bad online, it was announced Friday.

It discovered TorrentFreak. That site writes that it appears that the so-called High-Bandwidth Digital Copy Protection Standard, which usually was labeled as safe, circumvented with a hardware capture. They put the first episode of Breaking Bad in 2160p online. The file is 17,73GB large.

TorrentFreak noted that the file information, it appears that the episode has been encoded with 41,3Mbps. For now the torrent file is available only through private trackers, but possibly it will also drain the foreseeable future to the general public.

It is noteworthy that the 4K delivery via Netflix is ​​captured, because generally take experts that Netflixstreams are safe. In addition, they also contain a watermark. This means that any leaks can be traced to the source. Incidentally, these watermarks can always be removed.

Netflix lets opposite TorrentFreak that it is working on the leak. “Piracy is a global problem. We work just like our content providers actively ways to protect content on our site,” said a spokesman.

Update, Saturday 10:15 – Decided to replace “crackers” because many were found to be over the word, the term ‘criminals’. It also emphasized that there is a hardware capture a copy was made.

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