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StarForce received a new patent!


StarForce Ltd has closed the deal and acquired Argus Prosystem.

Thus StarForce has the exclusive rights for all technologies and patents developed by Argus Prosystem. This will allow StarForce to improve its positions in the area of copy protection and license distribution control.

StarForce Ltd and Argus Prosystem have come to an agreement by which Argus Prosystem - the Russian company known for digital content and software protection technologies - becomes part of StarForce Ltd.

The two companies started merging in November 2005 and have now completely closed the deal. The agreement is the result of StarForce recent successful efforts on expanding in the world market.

Therefore StarForce added two more patents to a number of its own in the area of information identification on optical carriers. The invention relates to an optical disc authentication method and apparatus. The method, wherein each disc has a plurality of ways and a plurality of sectors in each way, includes the steps of measuring the quantity of sectors in each of a defined quantity of ways to provide a disc fingerprint compromising way sector quantity values for an original disc and a target disc and authenticating the target disc. The step of authenticating the target disc includes the steps of comparing the target disc fingerprint to the original disc fingerprint to determine a percentage of coinciding way sector quantity values and classifying the target disc according to whether its determined percentage threshold value, wherein a target disc having a determined percentage value of greater than or equal to the threshold value is classified as an original disc, and a target disc having a determined percentage value of less than the threshold value is classified as an illegally copied disc.

This technology has proven through the years to be one of the most reliable in the market. Its high resistance to professional piracy has helped many of our clients to increase sales and revenue.

StarForce Developers’ Team is constantly working on improving our technologies making them more reliable and user-friendly.

About StarForce Technologies

StarForce Technologies (www.star-force.com) is a leading vendor of information protection, copy protection and code obfuscation solutions for software, electronic content and audio/video files. Since 2000, StarForce has been successfully developing and implementing its state-of-the-art security solutions, providing copyright and intellectual property protection worldwide. Two of these solutions were transformed into StarForce cloud services: sfcontent.com protects e-Documents against illegal copying and distribution and sfletter.com secures emails.

StarForce is a reliable and responsible Technological Partner for enterprises potentially incurring losses due to cyber-gangs, hackers, software piracy, unauthorized data access and information leaks. StarForce’s customers are Russian Railways, Corel, 1C, Mail.ru, Aeroflot, SUN InBev Russia, AMD Labs, ATC International, MediaHouse, Russobit M, New Disc, Buka, Snowball, 2Play, GFI, CENEGA, Akella, etc.

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