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Hidden Keys to Software Break-Ins and Unauthorized Entry
     

Hidden Keys to Software Break-Ins and Unauthorized Entry

by Dmitry Sklyarov
 
Primarily for software developers but also useful for those who want to grasp the integral ideas and problems of modern data protection technologies, this book deals with the basic problems concerning software and data security. Stressed are the most common mistakes made by developers and the main principles to be reckoned with when developing security tools. Also

Overview

Primarily for software developers but also useful for those who want to grasp the integral ideas and problems of modern data protection technologies, this book deals with the basic problems concerning software and data security. Stressed are the most common mistakes made by developers and the main principles to be reckoned with when developing security tools. Also provided is information on cryptography and cryptanalysis and a review of the means and methods commonly used for software security, as well as a demonstration of the weak points of these methods. In addition, the problems associated with implementing digital rights management (DRM) systems are covered along with the current methods and technologies used to look for weak areas in a program.


About the Author:
Dmitry Sklyarov is a scientist researching cryptanalysis (computer information security) at the Moscow State Technical University and a programmer for ElcomSoft, which develops security-related products, including password recovery products used by U.S. government agencies to open Word and Quicken files. He developed the Advanced eBook Processor (AEBPR) algorithm, which permits users to decrypt an e-book in a manner such that the e-book can be opened in any Portable Document Format (PDF) viewer such as Adobe Acrobat Reader, with no restrictions on editing, copying, or printing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931769303
Publisher:
A-List, LLC
Publication date:
02/28/2004
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.67(d)

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