Tag: anti-piracy

The real threats of VPN usage to streaming services: Are you aware of them?  

Along with methods like content key exploitation and session token hijacking, which interfere with the deep-down information processing to grant unauthorized access to the OTT content, there is a popular piracy strategy for getting over geo-restrictions. This is the usage of Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). Let’s dive into how it happens as well as the potential threats for streaming service providers in this blog.

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Payment investigation and disruption: A powerful weapon to combat piracy 

Content is the heart of the video entertainment industry. That is why content owners and service providers want to protect this valuable asset at all costs. Unfortunately, as long as premium content is still well-received by audiences, pirates will constantly find ways to steal and distribute it illegally. Preventing this from happening is not and will never be an easy task. So the time has come to call for a cross-industry commitment to combat piracy. 

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Is your DRM strong enough against content key exploitation? 

Since many viewers opt to get access to premium content via illegal services, the video entertainment industry has become a profitable game for pirates. While pirates steal content in many ways, key extraction is one of the biggest headaches encountered by this industry. Are you curious how this trick is implemented and how it undermines the streaming service provider’s business? Explore in our article!

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[FREE E-BOOK] The threats of game emulation to developers: Are you worried enough? 

No developer wants their game to be distributed unfettered from the day of launch. Sadly, this has happened more frequently since video game emulation is widely used. Game emulation is unfortunately being turned into a significant means for pirates to undermine developers’ businesses. What should developers do to deal with it and protect their precious titles? Download our free e-book to learn more!

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The 4 most common misconceptions about mobile anti-tamper technology

Mobile game hacking is continually adapting its approach to pirate titles and distribute them both to suspecting and unsuspecting gamers. Just to give you an idea of the size of the problem: our analysis of the Google Play Store’s top 50 games showed that there were hacks available for 86% of them! No wonder then that more and more devs are turning to anti-tamper technology to protect both their game experience and income. Yet there are still some misconceptions circulating in the mobile game dev community, related to how this technology works. In today’s article we’re addressing the 4 most popular of them.

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Piracy detection: What benefits does it bring to video entertainment?

Today’s entertainment industry has evolved and diversified rapidly to accommodate the massive surge in the digitalization of content. Whether through the rise of on-demand entertainment or the increasing popularity of live sports broadcast, watching your favorite shows and events are now as simple as the click of a button – but lures in piracy. Read about how piracy detection works and which areas of the video entertainment industry can benefit the most when protecting billions of dollars’ worth of content.

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