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Nikon Authentication System Cracked

Nikon Image Authentication System Vulnerability

In 2010, Elcomsoft, a software development company with headquarters in Russia, claimed to find a vulnerability in Canon Original Data Security System. Check their press release: Canon Original Data Security System Vulnerability.

But today Elcomsoft has also claimed to find a vulnerability in Nikon authentication system:

Nikon Image Authentication System Vulnerability

It is hard to underestimate the importance of photographic evidence in today’s world. Political, legal and business users rely on images captured with modern digital cameras to base important decisions. The credibility of such evidence thus becomes vital.

The Impact of Fake Photographic Evidence

Some of that evidence has been proven to be a fake. Manipulated images have been used to make false political statements in more than once case. ElcomSoft has published a brief abstract on some of the world’s most famous fakes that made impact on public opinion, resulted in terminated careers and loss of reputation.

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April 28, 2011 Posted by | Articles & Tech Info, News & Info, Reports | , , , , , , | Leave a comment


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