" The 40-bit encryption used for CSS in DVD is sufficiently weak enough to
be cracked using a recursive brute-force technique during the program's
runtime. To make matters worse for movie companies, the encryption also
contain a number of flaws or weak points which can be exploited to bring the
cipher complexity down to an exponent order of 25. This makes cracking DVDs
even easier. "
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