Towards Better Software Tamper Resistance [chapter]

Hongxia Jin, Ginger Myles, Jeffery Lotspiech
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Software protection is an area of active research in which a variety of techniques have been developed to address the issue. Examples of such techniques include code obfuscation, software watermarking, and tamper detection. In this paper we propose a tamper resistance technique which provides both on and offline tamper detection. In our offline approach, the software dynamically detects tampering and causes the program to fail, protecting itself from malicious attacks. Additionally, during
more » ... am execution an event log is maintained which is transmitted to a clearing house when the program is back online.
doi:10.1007/11556992_30 fatcat:tn6epnbdxfeqdnjy3me2shc34i