StarForce C++ Obfuscator is Chosen to Protect Russian Digital TV

Cifra has purchased the StarForce product to obfuscate the source code of the conditional access systems for the leading Russian carriers and ISPs.

Online PR News – 15-May-2018 – Moscow/Russia – Cifra, a developer of solutions in digital TV and conditional access for content and multimedia services, has chosen StarForce C++ Obfuscator to protect code of CAS and DRM libraries. This StarForce product allows to prevent cracking the program to add unauthorized changes.

CAS and DRM systems are used to limit access to TV content. It helps to divide TV channels into packages and offer other services, e.g. Video on Demand. A carrier is obliged to have a conditional access system because of the proprietor demands: a channel or a studio provide a right to deliver their content over the carrier's network. If CAS or DRM is compromised, it leads to revenue loosing because of pirate watches and even to business loosing because of the license revoke.

StarForce C ++ Obfuscator provides protection of critical sections of the program code from analysis and modification. Unlike standard obfuscators working at the level of lexemes, the StarForce product changes the algorithm of the application, which repeatedly increases its tamper resistance.

"StarForce С++ Obfuscator has clients all over the world: Japan, South Korea, France and we are glad to add Russia in the list. Moreover, Cifra is the leader in the field of Digital TV solutions in this country. Together we can create a real reliable CAS and DRM systems", - said Natalia Yashenkova, Head of Marketing and PR at StarForce Technology.

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About Cifra
Cifra is a Russian software integrator and a major equipment supplier specializing in creating and implementing the latest technologies in the field of digital television, content protection, multimedia services and applications, and the organization of turnkey digital broadcasting. As the copyright holder of Conditional Access System DRECrypt (CAS DRECrypt), the company occupies a leading position on the market of TV content control systems and protection of content from unauthorized access.

The main customer of the company is Tricolor TV, whose subscriber base is 12.2 million households connected to paid services (29% of the Russian commercial television market).

About StarForce Technologies
StarForce Technologies ( 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.

For more information about the company, please visit our web site or our Facebook page.