Validy Technology: A program protection method that really works

Validy Technology (VT) is a program protection method. It uses a secure coprocessor and manipulates variables mandatory for the correct execution of the program inside this coprocessor. The secure coprocessor uses a silicon chip which can take several different form factors:  USB key,  SIM Module,  MMC Card,  Smart card,  SMD device… VT is effective against software piracy as...

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The Journey of Stuxnet – The Cyber Missile for Cyber Sabotage of Critical Infrastructure

Stuxnet is a computer worm discovered in July 2010. It targets Siemens industrial software and equipment running on Microsoft Windows. While it is not the first time that crackers have targeted industrial systems, it is the first discovered malware that spies on and subverts industrial systems, and the first to include a programmable logic...

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