25 February 2007

Mac Display Eater kills home files - PR disaster waiting to happen

"A MAKER of Mac software has uncovered a “scary” anti-piracy measure in a bit of code called Display Eater.

Karsten Kusche, who works for another Apple software maker Briksoftware, says that if you try to use a pirated serial number with Display Eater, the software will delete your home file, which in Mac land is the same as killing your computer."

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