- 12 Apr 2002
If you've bought Photoshop CS and have noticed a new service called "Adobe LM Service", this is Macrovision SafeCast spyware.
Is this part of the foul Product Activation that we already knew about, or a different virus?
Not quite a virus, but SafeCast does a lot more than advertised.
Each time Photoshop is started, SafeCast takes an inventory of the machine it's installed on, and will refuse to load the application if it decides too much has changed. The copy protection appears to be analogous to that found in Windows XP. Read more...