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Anti-Forensics as a Countermeasure to Software Piracy and Reverse Engineering

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Award ID:
83148
Program Year/Program:
2007 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
O072-I03-1048
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Infoscitex Corporation
303 Bear Hill Road Waltham, MA -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2007
Title: Anti-Forensics as a Countermeasure to Software Piracy and Reverse Engineering
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Contract: FA8650-07-M-1232
Award Amount: $99,958.00
 

Abstract:

The main aim of our work is to develop a process and techniques that prevent or delay software piracy and reverse engineering. The Jekyll approach hides the target application in one or more common utility applications or libraries (cover files) making the target application hard to identify, locate and reverse engineer. The programs are combined in a fine-grained manner that provides a high level of obfuscation while retaining the full functionality of both applications. The Jekyll tool kit can spread portions of the target application throughout multiple cover files further increasing the difficulty of locating the target application. IST has assembled a distinguished team to address this proposal. In conjunction with our consultants we are proposing a novel and innovative approach to meeting the requirements called for in the solicitation. At the conclusion of Phase II, we plan to have a pre-production version of our product ready for immediate deployment in selected applications.

Principal Investigator:

Linus Sherrill
Senior Software Engineer
5188696460
lsherrill@infoscitex.com

Business Contact:

William F. Thompson
Contracts Manager
7818901338
bthompson@infoscitex.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

INFOSCITEX CORP.
303 Bear Hill Road Waltham, MA 02451

EIN/Tax ID: 043537120
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No