Anti-piracy firm holds $40K hacker challenge

Tuesday, 16 January 2007, 12:45 AM EST

Wibu Systems announced Hacker's Contest 2007 for the company's CodeMeter system at last week's Macworld Expo. CodeMeter is a software protection system that runs on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux.

In a nutshell, software that has been protected with the CodeMeter system will not run unless the CM-Stick USB device is inserted in a user's computer. The solution uses vendor-selectable secret and private keys, and strong encryption algorithms including AES 128-bit and ECC 224-bit.

At TechNewsWorld.

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