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Update 2018.1 Released for StarForce Protection Systems


StarForce Technologies, the leading developer of software solutions to protect programs and digital information against leakage, copying and illegal distribution, has released the first update in 2018 for the StarForce products.

The most important changes are the following:

1 StarForce Reader, an app to view protected documents, has the long-awaited feature for Windows and macOS - creating notes. Now users can add comments in the text and navigate them within the document. To get this function just update StarForce Reader to the current version. Also, the update makes it possible to rotate pages and set an arbitrary zoom level of the document.
2 The function of periodic license confirmation was added to StarForce ProActive for Business. It allows to remotely monitor applications that are bound to the local server including adding the serial number to the blacklist or changing the number of workplaces.
3 Also StarForce SDK now have a new function that allows software developers to insert information about the license and its parameters into the protected application and use it to automatically identity while logging in a personal account located in the cloud.
4 Now source code protection from analysis and reverse engineering can be performed on devices running macOS. StarForce C++ Obfuscator is available for launch under Wine.
5 The functionality of the questioning in the StarForce Audio/Video player was improved, now a question cannot be missed without inputting the correct answer, which also increases the protection from video capturing with an external camera. Also we improved protection against screen grabbers – a few new were added.

Detailed information is available for clients on the corporate site in the Members zone and in the Update section of Protection Studio.

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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