Bit nibbler, or nibbler, is a computer program that defeats some early ( 1980s) software copy protection schemes by reading the disk one bit at a time, and directly interacting with the disk drive hardware. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bit nibbler"
Challenge of Reverse Engineering, better known as CORE, is a software cracking group for the IBM PC which was founded in June of 1997 by a team of members from Ontario, Canada. Within four years the group made more than 10,000 releases (cracks, key generators and the like). These days the group is laying low with fewer members but it is still active. ...more on Wikipedia about "Challenge of Reverse Engineering"
A crack intro, also known as a cracktro, loader, or just intro, is a small introduction sequence added to cracked software, designed to inform the user which "cracking crew" or individual cracker was responsible for removing the software's copy prevention and distributing the crack. ...more on Wikipedia about "Crack intro"
International Network of Crackers (INC) was one of the premier cracking/releasing warez for the IBM PC during the very late 1980s and early 90s. ...more on Wikipedia about "International Network of Crackers"
A No-CD crack is a special computer program used to play computer software without having to insert the CD-ROM. ...more on Wikipedia about "No-CD crack"
The Phrozen Crew (PC) is a group of computer software crackers. ...more on Wikipedia about "Phrozen Crew"
Rob Northen Copylock is a copy-protection system to prevent disk duplication with standard floppy disk drives on the Amiga platform. It was used mainly to copy-protect games from being copied by regular users. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rob Northen copylock" This text is made on www.shortopedia.com
Software cracking is the modification of software to remove encoded copy prevention. Distribution of cracked software (" warez"), or patches to circumvent software protection on software (commonly known as "cracks" or a "[k]") is generally an illegal (or more recently, criminal) act of copyright infringement. ...more on Wikipedia about "Software cracking"
The Dream Team (TDT) was an elite cracking/releasing warez group for the IBM PC that was active from 1989-1996. ...more on Wikipedia about "The Dream Team (warez)"
Warez (pronounced like the word wares or like Juárez ) is a derivative of the plural form of " software". It refers primarily to copyrighted material traded in violation of its copyright license. The term generally refers to releases by organized groups, as opposed to peer-to-peer file sharing between friends or large groups of people with similar interest using a Darknet. It usually does not refer to commercial for-profit software counterfeiting. This term was initially coined by members of the various computer underground circles, but has since become commonplace among Internet users and the media. ...more on Wikipedia about "Warez"
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