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How to prevent someone from copying secret data?
simson

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Msg#: 3981781 posted 7:23 am on Sep 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

hi,
I m wondering on strategy about preventing people from copying secret information. I think one of many solutions is :providing a flash *.swf file on my web page and protect it from downloading. For example: books.google.com. They hide books or comics very carefully, and i dont know how to download these things.
So, i just want to ask you for this solution or some solutions that you might know.
Moreover, my project uses j2ee.
Thank you!

[edited by: eelixduppy at 1:11 pm (utc) on Sep. 1, 2009]
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DanExcel

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Msg#: 3981781 posted 2:43 am on Sep 3, 2009 (gmt 0)

Flash is by far the easiest and quickest way unless you are a master programmer. I tried this before with Flash and used a text doc that I linked to my .swf file. However, I had some issues with flash parsing the .txt file and more often than not it displayed as if it were not styled. XML might work better though.

bakedjake

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Msg#: 3981781 posted 2:44 am on Sep 3, 2009 (gmt 0)

Encryption? If it's secret, why publish it on the web?

It's trivial to extract information from flash files.

cyberlogos

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Msg#: 3981781 posted 3:50 am on Sep 3, 2009 (gmt 0)

I understand simson. I am interested in finding the best ways to hide the code or to prevent many competitors to download my .swf , decompile it and adapt it on their own site. Hints and instructions for protection will be really appreciated. This is an experts forum but some of us are still learning.

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