Chinese University allows pirates to activate Windows 8 installs
Windows 8 pirates are in luck. On several websites that allow discussion on the activation of Windows 8, a new Key Management Server server has popped up which seems have allowed many people to activate their pirated copies. The server seems to be provided by the Shanghai Jiaotong University which has a Microsoft Volume license service center and has been made public, it’s unknow if this by mistake or on purpose.
Before we already reported on a KMS server that appeared to belong to the Belarus customs which was likely a mistake an closed down pretty rapidly.
The activation of the pirated Windows 8 version might not be Microsoft’s biggest problem. Hackers have taken the opportunity to monitor and save the traffic between the KMS server and their Windows 8 installation to investigate it for patterns that can help break the encryption used to generate keys and in the future possibly release KMS server emulators.
Discuss this in our Windows 8 forums.
1 Comments on Chinese University allows pirates to activate Windows 8 installs
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- Posted on: 31 Aug 12 16:06
I used it yesterday and activated mine.
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