Questions tagged [copy-protection]

A protection mechanism deployed to counter the illegal copying of software or any other digital material such as movies, music, e-books, ...

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Voltage Glitching to Read Internal EEPROM

I am trying to read the cryptographic key from my car key fob for exploration, basically seeing if I can clone it. I popped open the case and I see it's using a Microchip HCS361. The HCS361 stores it'...
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How to Dump a locked PIC

I have tried these few days to read a PIC18F microcontroller which is locked.it says all protected (0000 E0FF 40FF).then i found out that it is possible to bypass the CRP on some of these ...
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What program can I use to detect protections used on a program and its libraries?

What are some good programs that can detect which protection software has been used on or in other programs and their libraries?
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Is there a perfect method for protecting executable files?

I tried UPX, ASPack and other protectors, but it seems that my application has a weak protection. What is the best method for protecting your program? Using packers or something else? At least for a ...
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Can a debug-apk be reverse engineered to make it a release-apk?

I am making a system in which the users can create Android applications. I want them to give an option to download a debug apk so that they can try it out first. After that, they have to pay for it to ...
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Bypassing copy protection in microcontrollers using glitching

The ATmega microcontrollers generally have two lock bits, LB1 and LB2. One prevents further programming, and the other prevents the flash being read back. If both are set, the chip needs to be erased ...