That was quick: Windows 8 Store app protection already hacked, turns the trials permanent
posted by Daniel P. / Nov 27, 2012, 3:14 AM
The slick new apps written specifically for Windows 8 are not that many in comparison with what we have for iOS or Android, but Microsoft promised to hit the 100,000 apps milestone within just three months of launch, or around February, and, knowing Redmond's capacity, they might as well do.
One reason for a dedicated Windows 8 Store for apps, besides the fact that everyone else is doing it, was to avoid cracks and hacks, which are so widespread amongst legacy Windows programs, stealing the bread from developers.
hacked, and apps there can be installed for free with the click of a button.
The Wsservice_crk hack turns the trial version, which all apps are obliged to offer, into a full-fledged cracked app that can stay on your computer indefinitely, which is certain to raise some eyebrows for devs. The crack also offers some additional features like packaging apps for sideloading, without Redmond signing off on them.
We've no doubt that Microsoft will plug that hole, but what about the one after that, and the others that might be coming - different day, same hacks. Windows RT, however, is spared for now, the hack is only for Intel-based systems.
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Where's the BALM(er) for relieving the pain of WINDOWS being so secure :)
posted on Nov 27, 2012, 3:59 AM 4
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posted on Nov 27, 2012, 4:18 AM 7
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Every OS, every app, can be hacked
posted on Nov 27, 2012, 4:56 PM 2
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lol so true!!! love these hacking thing! and atleast it will be good for those people who cant afford the paid app!
posted on Nov 27, 2012, 6:20 PM 0
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