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TypeCopy protection

StarForce Technologies is a Russian software developer with headquarters in Moscow.

The main activities: information security, protection against unauthorized copying, modification and analysis (decompilation).


On January 1, 2006, Boing Boing claimed that StarForce was malware, mentioning several problems claimed to be associated with the protection system, including disk drive performance degradation and weakening of operating system security and stability.[1] Tweakguides subsequently countered Boing Boing's claim, stating that there is no evidence of StarForce doing anything harmful.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "Anti-copying malware installs itself with dozens of games". Boing Boing. Archived from the original on 2008-12-24. Retrieved 2010-04-14.

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