Control word sharing demands a new approach to content security | Videonet

Control word sharing is seen as a growing and important threat to Pay TV and it is forcing the content industry to rethink the way it deals with piracy. There seems to be an acceptance that all smartcards or set-top box communications interfaces will get hacked in the end, so there is now a focus on what you do when this happens. According to Viaccess-Orca, the content security and UEX specialist, it is important to be able to infiltrate pirate networks that use control word (CW) redistribution and then shut down the source of the CW streams.

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