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The talk is discussing the basic problem of code theft and violation of licenses. As an example the popular case "ATK vs. WEKA" is retold. With this case as an example the coderecon tool is introduced to show how to identify stolen code with technical utilities. Afterwards the legal aspects of plagiarism and code theft is discussed. This includes current law and articles of a statute in Switzerland, Europe/EU and worldwide.
Bio: Marc Ruef is co-founder and CTO at scip AG in Zürich (http://www.scip.ch). The Swiss company provides consulting services covering security testing and forensic analysis, primarily in the financial sphere. He has written several books, whereas "The Art of Penetration Testing" is the far most known (http://www.computec.ch/mruef/?s=dkdpt). He launched and joined several projects, discussing, improving and providing security testing tools. One of those is ATK as an exploiting framework (http://www.computec.ch/projekte/atk/) which was victim of code theft back in 2006.
Bio: Luca Dal Molin works as associate at Homburger AG, a leading commercial law firm in Switzerland. He is member of the practice team "IP|IT" which advises and represents clients in all areas of IP, technology and media law. Luca Dal Molin has graduated in law at the Zurich University and is admitted to the bar in Switzerland.