Wow…I have to agree with the poster: WRT Windows XP product activation; In case you wondered what was behind those sequences of digits…Gory details here:
http://www.licenturion.com/xp/fully-licensed-wpa.txt … Ew, I think I have to take a shower now.
More than you’d probably ever want to know. Part of the reason I love the Crypto Mailing List! (PS: yes, I know the paper is from 2001. *grin* It’s still cool!)