digital rights management

Denial Of Service Attack Kills Ubisoft DRM

Denial Of Service Attack Kills Ubisoft DRM

The downtime that plagued PC gamers trying to play Assassin’s Creed II yesterday was the result of a denial-of-service attack, causing one of Ubisoft’s new DRM-servers to become unreachable. But hey, at least no one has hacked the game yet.

Bushnell Believes Trusted Computing Can Eliminate Piracy

Bushnell Believes Trusted Computing Can Eliminate Piracy

Game piracy is a big deal. Protection mechanisms have improved over the years, but the industry still suffers significant losses because of it. According to a 2005 report by the Interactive Entertainment Association of Australia, piracy costs local developers around $100 million per year. A scary number when you consider…