A robust software watermarking for copyright protection

  title={A robust software watermarking for copyright protection},
  author={Ibrahim Kamel and Qutaiba Albluwi},
  journal={Computers & Security},
This paper advocates protecting software copyright through hiding watermarks in various data structures used by the code, e.g., Bþ-trees, R-trees, linked lists, etc. Prior proposals hide the watermarks in dummy data structures, e.g., linked lists and graphs that are created, solely for this reason, during the execution of the hosting software. This makes them vulnerable to subtractive attacks, because the attacker can remove the dummy data structures without altering the functionality or the… CONTINUE READING
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