Let's get cracking, you say? Well, here's how the giants of software makers like Microsoft are going to sell their goods in the future in order to circumnavigate the hardcore skills of present software crackers. Soon enough, after broadband internet is so commonplace and efficient as ever, software's will be no longer be sold in the retail shops but rather subscribed through the internet and served by cloud computing technology. Well, you can hardly say that this is the end to software cracking. Hackers could still find a way to gain passwords to use these applications in the cloud computing scenario. Whatever the technology, it will be undermined by hackers - always have and always will. Who needs references for this post? Well, there isn’t any because I made this up.