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SAFE Corporation Announces CodeScreener™ Online Service for Detecting Software Plagiarism

CodeScreener is an affordable and easy-to-use solution for detecting software plagiarism

CUPERTINO, CA (November 16, 2010) - Software Analysis & Forensic Engineering Corporation, the leading provider of forensic software tools for the detection of software copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation, today announced the release of CodeScreener, an online software service offering comparison of software source code or binary code. CodeScreener measures the correlation between two application programs, social network games, or mobile apps to identify plagiarism.

Michael Barr, president of Netrino commented, "As a certified CodeSuite user, I was excited about the introduction of CodeScreener. With the access and affordability of CodeScreener, I believe that more software developers will be able to determine if their software has been copied. CodeScreener will give developers an important tool to protect their intellectual property."

CodeScreener uses SAFE's patented, state-of-the-art CodeSuite® forensic software as the back-end analysis engine. SAFE's years of experience serving software experts in IP litigation allowed them to create an easy-to-use service for detecting software plagiarism. CodeScreener currently supports 25 programming languages (listed in the table below) with more being added regularly. CodeScreener can compare source code or compiled object code.

C++ C# Delphi
Flash ActionScript Fortran FoxPro
Java JavaScript LISP
Perl PHP PowerBuilder
Python RealBasic Ruby
SQL Verilog VHDL
Visual Basic    

CodeScreener includes a unique common-use filter option that uses Internet searches to eliminate correlation not caused by copying. The result is a clean report where any remaining correlation found warrants examination as potential copying.

"Since incorporating SAFE in 2007, we have seen a growing need for an online code screening solution that developers could use" said Bob Zeidman, president of SAFE Corporation. "The challenge was to provide a clean report that reduced false positives, typically the work of an expert. CodeScreener meets this challenge in an easy-to-use online service."

Access to CodeScreener is available now at Pricing is $100 per report.

About SAFE Corporation

SAFE Corporation is the leading provider of software forensic analysis tools for discovering software IP theft and measuring software IP changes. Its flagship product CodeSuite has been used in numerous trials involving copyright infringement and trade secret theft. For more information, contact or call (408) 517-1167.


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