Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2020, Page: 46-50
Research on Software Protection Technology Based on Driver
Zhu Hao, Qujing No. 1 Middle School, Qujing, China
Kong Qiongying, Faculty of Information Engineering and Automation, Kunming University of Science and Technology, Kunming, China
Xu Zexin, Qujing No. 1 Middle School, Qujing, China
Chen Jiwei, Faculty of Information Engineering and Automation, Kunming University of Science and Technology, Kunming, China
Li Xian, Qujing No. 1 Middle School, Qujing, China
Received: May 13, 2020;       Accepted: Aug. 5, 2020;       Published: Aug. 18, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajist.20200403.12      View  127      Downloads  31
Recent years, with the rapid development of the Internet, the technology of software and hardware changes with each passing day. In order to pursue the economic interest, many software systems which contains fatal flaws are always come into use untimely. Although many software developers have involved a tremendous lot of work to make the life cycle of their software systems long enough. However, the law is strong but the outlaws are ten times stronger. In order to be able to illegally use software related charging functions, hackers improve their illegal cracking techniques. in the process of confronting software protection technology As many software developers only focus on the implementation of software system functions, they overlooked the software encryption protection and reverse cracking. Therefore, in the preliminary stage of studying software protection, researchers developed some relatively useful professional software encryption protection program (Shell for short). However, with the development of cracking techniques, even the strong shell ASProtect which uses powerful encryption algorithms such as Twofish, TEA, Blowfish, and the combination of CRC (Cyclic Redundancy Check) and anti-debugging techniques can be removed by using the free OllyDbg dynamic tracking shell after the disassembly code. Using the stack balance principle to find the shell before the program execution entrance, then combining the powerful functions of LoadPE tool to import table, import address table and relocation table. Presently, VMProtect and driver protection technology are two most important ways to protect software. However, VMProtect will need large amount of code in order to build virtual machines which will act as decoders of bytecode - code generated to protect software. For the same reason, efficiency of executing software protected by VMProtect is very low. This article will introduce current state of software protection and give suggestions to limitation found in current application.
Driver protection, Kernel Reboot, Encryption, SSDTHOOK
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Zhu Hao, Kong Qiongying, Xu Zexin, Chen Jiwei, Li Xian, Research on Software Protection Technology Based on Driver, American Journal of Information Science and Technology. Vol. 4, No. 3, 2020, pp. 46-50. doi: 10.11648/j.ajist.20200403.12
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