Hackers fail to crack CodeMeter's security
Hackers fail to crack CodeMeter's security
Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Chinese software developers, students, professors, and other high-tech gurus were the latest group to attempt to crack Wibu-Systems' CodeMeter software protection system - but the prize of $15,000 remained unawarded.

 

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Wibu-Systems first challenged hackers to crack its  software protection solution in 2001 when over 200 competitors participated in the first contest.

Almost a decade later a total of around 2,400 participants have attempted to defeat the security afforded initially by WibuKey and more recently by the stronger CodeMeter system. However, the task of by-passing the software protection encoded in the device has never been accomplished - although there were some partial solutions during the 2007 international  contest and prizes of 1,000 euros were presented to some contestants in Germany, Poland and China and Wibu-Systems was able to further strengthen its protection mechanisms.   

 

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WibuKey and CodeMeter can be used, together with encryption, for software protection, document protection and access protection. The protection is delivered in a variety of physical devices and its APIs give the developer both flexibility and in the light of the failed attempt crack it a good degree of confidence.

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For more information:

English:

http://wibu.com/software_protection.php?lang=en
German:

http://wibu.com/software_protection.php?lang=de

 

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