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How to Fake/Change PC Signature (for software registration)

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by CoyoteAssassin, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. CoyoteAssassin

    CoyoteAssassin Elite Member

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    A friend and I bought a copy of a program to share. The problem is that it is tied to one PC based on the PC signature.

    He gave me his PC signature, Registration Name, and Key.

    How can I fake my PC signature so that I can start using the software?

    I looked in the registry for my real signature hoping I could replace it but it is not there.

    Any ideas?

    They are not using the Machine SID that is included in the registry.

    PS - I cannot mention the software but it is not one that is mentioned on BHW.

    Had we known that the software was registred like this, we would have considered a VPS.

    Thanks
     
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  2. leetchart

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    Software use Machine code, MAC or what to register the key?
     
  3. CoyoteAssassin

    CoyoteAssassin Elite Member

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    No idea. Since the software was $1200, I'm sure they used every hardware variable they could.

    It may not be possible. I may be stuck asking them to reset the key and install on a VPS.
     
  4. mrblackjack

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    I assume they are using your MAC address, as this is the only PC sig I can think of that is related to your network adapter, so use this tool to spoof your MAC address:
    http://lizardsystems.com/change-mac-address/

    Excellent software, I use it alot.

    PS, they might use other sigs too (not just PC related), but you can start off with this
     
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  5. leetchart

    leetchart Regular Member

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    Try to spoof your MAC ID. Some very old softwares use MAC address to identify the machines.
    I have used SMAC in the past to spoof MAC but be carefully when you will change MAC because you can change your IP's and you wont be able to access in the internet.

    They can't use every hardware variable!
     
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  6. CoyoteAssassin

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    Great tip. I'll get his MAC address and try it.
     
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    It probably uses the MAC address, which is hardware based. If it won't run remotely on a VPS maybe try a VM like Citrix or some other sandbox-y thing.
     
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