Fandom

The IT Law Wiki

Digital fingerprint

32,198pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Definitions Edit

A digital fingerprint is

technology that embeds a unique identifier into each user's copy of software or a digital file, which can be extracted to help identify the source of an unauthorized copy.
[a] characteristic of a data item, such as a cryptographic checkvalue or the result of performing a one-way hash function on the data, that is sufficiently peculiar to the data item that it is computationally infeasible to find another data item that will possess the same characteristics.[1]

References Edit

  1. ITU, "Compendium of Approved ITU-T Security Definitizons," at 17 (Feb. 2003 ed.) (full-text).

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki