<P><BR>Some&nbsp;countries allow reverse engineering, even if the EULA prohibits it.</P><P>Does anyone knows what is the situation in India?</P><P><BR>Marc-Andre&nbsp;Laverdiere-Papineau<BR>Software&nbsp;Security Researcher<BR>Innovation&nbsp;Labs<BR>Tata&nbsp;Consultancy Services<BR>Plot&nbsp;No 1, Survey No. 64/2, Software Units Layout<BR>Serilingampally&nbsp;Mandal, Madhapur<BR>Hyderabad&nbsp;- 500034,Andhra Pradesh<BR>India<BR>Ph:-&nbsp;+91 40 66673529<BR>Mailto:&nbsp;marcandre.laverdiere@tcs.com<BR>Website:&nbsp;<A HREF=http://www.tcs.com>http://www.tcs.com</A><BR>____________________________________________<BR>Experience&nbsp;certainty.IT Services<BR>Business&nbsp;Solutions<BR>Outsourcing<BR>____________________________________________<BR><BR><TABLE WIDTH="100%" BORDER="0" CELLSPACING="0" CELLPADDING="0"><TR VALIGN="top"><TD STYLE="background-image:url(/mail/mail3/305164.nsf/stdNotesLtr25?OpenImageResource); background-repeat: no-repeat; " WIDTH="1%" VALIGN="middle"><FONT COLOR=BLACK><IMG SRC=/icons/ecblank.gif HSPACE=5  ALT=""><BR><IMG SRC=/mail/mail3/305164.nsf/Calendar%20-%20Spacer%20One?OpenImageResource HSPACE=5 ></TD><TD WIDTH="100%" VALIGN="middle"></FONT><FONT COLOR=BLACK><IMG SRC=/icons/ecblank.gif HSPACE=5  ALT=""><BR><TABLE WIDTH="100%" BORDER="0" CELLSPACING="0" CELLPADDING="0"><TR VALIGN="top"><TD WIDTH="100%"></FONT><FONT COLOR=BLACK><B>Re: [Owasp-delhi] Reverse Engineering</B></TD></TR></TABLE><TABLE ID="tmpdisplaysendto" WIDTH="100%" BORDER="0" CELLSPACING="0" CELLPADDING="0"><TR VALIGN="top"><TD WIDTH="1%" VALIGN="middle"></FONT><FONT COLOR=BLACK><IMG SRC=/icons/ecblank.gif HSPACE=5  ALT=""><BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=#e26200><B>Venkatesh.Jagannathan </B></TD><TD WIDTH="1%" VALIGN="middle"></FONT><FONT COLOR=BLACK><IMG SRC=/icons/ecblank.gif HSPACE=5  ALT=""><BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=#929292>to:</TD><TD WIDTH="100%" VALIGN="middle"></FONT><FONT COLOR=BLACK><IMG SRC=/icons/ecblank.gif HSPACE=5  ALT=""><BR>davechintan,&nbsp;owasp-mumbai</TD><TD WIDTH="1%" VALIGN="middle"></FONT><FONT COLOR=BLACK><IMG SRC=/icons/ecblank.gif HSPACE=5  ALT=""><BR></FONT></P><DIV ALIGN=RIGHT><FONT SIZE=2 STYLE=font-size:9pt>07/01/2010 11:25</FONT></DIV><P></TD></TR></TABLE><TABLE WIDTH="100%" BORDER="0" CELLSPACING="0" CELLPADDING="0"><TR VALIGN="top"><TD WIDTH="100%" VALIGN="middle"><FONT COLOR=BLACK><IMG SRC=/icons/ecblank.gif HSPACE=5  ALT=""><BR><TABLE WIDTH="100%" BORDER="0" CELLSPACING="0" CELLPADDING="0"><TR VALIGN="top"><TD WIDTH="1%" VALIGN="middle"></FONT><FONT COLOR=BLACK><IMG SRC=/icons/ecblank.gif HSPACE=5  ALT=""><BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=#929292>Sent by:</TD><TD WIDTH="100%" VALIGN="middle"></FONT><FONT COLOR=BLACK><IMG SRC=/icons/ecblank.gif HSPACE=5  ALT=""><BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=#e26200><B>owasp-delhi-bounces@lists.owasp.org</B></TD></TR><TR VALIGN="top"><TD WIDTH="1%" VALIGN="middle"></FONT><FONT COLOR=BLACK><IMG SRC=/icons/ecblank.gif HSPACE=5  ALT=""><BR></FONT><FONT SIZE=2 STYLE=font-size:9pt COLOR=#929292>Cc:</TD><TD WIDTH="100%" VALIGN="middle"></FONT><FONT COLOR=BLACK><IMG SRC=/icons/ecblank.gif HSPACE=5  ALT=""><BR></FONT><FONT SIZE=2 STYLE=font-size:9pt>owasp-delhi, owasp-bangalore</TD></TR><TR VALIGN="top"><TD WIDTH="1%"></FONT><FONT COLOR=BLACK><IMG SRC=/icons/ecblank.gif HSPACE=5  ALT=""><BR></FONT><FONT SIZE=2 STYLE=font-size:8pt COLOR=GRAY>Category </TD><TD WIDTH="100%"></FONT><FONT COLOR=BLACK><IMG SRC=/icons/ecblank.gif HSPACE=5  ALT=""><BR></FONT><FONT SIZE=2 STYLE=font-size:8pt COLOR=#e26200><B>Internal</B></TD></TR></TABLE></TD><TD WIDTH="0%" VALIGN="middle"></FONT><FONT COLOR=BLACK><IMG SRC=/icons/ecblank.gif HSPACE=5  ALT=""><BR></TD></TR></TABLE></TD></TR></TABLE></FONT><FONT COLOR=BLACK><BR><HR WIDTH="2112" SIZE="2" ALIGN="left" STYLE="color:#B4BFCB; "></FONT><FONT COLOR=BLACK><BR><BR></FONT><FONT FACE="Monospace,Courier">In general, many venodors of the said software indicate this in their EULA. That should dictate if an application can be RE-e or not. You have to go through the EUAL to see if its ok or not.<BR></FONT><BR><BR><FONT FACE="Monospace,Courier">Thanks &amp; Regards,<BR>Venkatesh&nbsp;Jagannathan (Venki)&Acirc;&nbsp;| Digital Security Practice |&iuml;ƒ‹: +91-91766 VENKI |&iuml;€&nbsp;&iuml;€&laquo;: 433936 |&iuml;ƒ‰: +91-44-67401000 x:3936 | &iuml;ƒ&frac12;: <A HREF=http://www.cognizant.com>http://www.cognizant.com</A> |&iuml;‚€: <A HREF=http://www.linkedin.com/in/heyvenki>http://www.linkedin.com/in/heyvenki</A><BR>&iuml;&nbsp;Avoid plastics. Use recycled paper bags. Save Trees. Avoid Printing.<BR>+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+<BR>|&nbsp;Thinking is the Capital, Enterprise is the way, Hard Work is the solution. |<BR>|&Acirc;&nbsp;&Acirc;&nbsp;&Acirc;&nbsp;&Acirc;&nbsp;&Acirc;&nbsp;&Acirc;&nbsp;&Acirc;&nbsp;&Acirc;&nbsp;&Acirc;&nbsp;&Acirc;&nbsp;&Acirc;&nbsp;&Acirc;&nbsp;&Acirc;&nbsp;&Acirc;&nbsp;&Acirc;&nbsp;&Acirc;&nbsp;&Acirc;&nbsp;&Acirc;&nbsp;&Acirc;&nbsp;&Acirc;&nbsp;&Acirc;&nbsp;&Acirc;&nbsp;&nbsp;Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam - Ignited Minds. |<BR>+----------------------------------------------------------------------------+<BR></FONT><BR><FONT FACE="Monospace,Courier">-----Original Message-----<BR>From:&nbsp;owasp-delhi-bounces@lists.owasp.org [<A HREF=mailto:owasp-delhi-bounces@lists.owasp.org>mailto:owasp-delhi-bounces@lists.owasp.org</A>] On Behalf Of chintan dave<BR>Sent:&nbsp;Wednesday, June 30, 2010 7:46 PM<BR>To:&nbsp;owasp-mumbai@lists.owasp.org<BR>Cc:&nbsp;owasp-delhi@lists.owasp.org; owasp-bangalore@lists.owasp.org<BR>Subject:&nbsp;[Owasp-delhi] Reverse Engineering<BR></FONT><BR><FONT FACE="Monospace,Courier">Hi Experts,<BR></FONT><BR><FONT FACE="Monospace,Courier">I need a small help from you.<BR></FONT><BR><FONT FACE="Monospace,Courier">Is RE legal for security assessments of products purchased from vendors?<BR></FONT><BR><FONT FACE="Monospace,Courier">There has been a bit of confusion around RE topic.<BR></FONT><BR><FONT FACE="Monospace,Courier">I know it is illegal to do RE to steal the idea, however this one, I<BR>need&nbsp;feedback from you folks.<BR></FONT><BR><FONT FACE="Monospace,Courier">If you can share some authoritative resources that could confirm on<BR>the&nbsp;legality/illegality, it would be great.<BR></FONT><BR><FONT FACE="Monospace,Courier">--<BR>Regards,<BR>Chintan&nbsp;Dave,<BR></FONT><BR><FONT FACE="Monospace,Courier">LinkedIn: <A HREF=http://in.linkedin.com/in/chintandave>http://in.linkedin.com/in/chintandave</A><BR>Blog:<A HREF=http://www.chintandave.com>http://www.chintandave.com</A><BR>_______________________________________________<BR>Owasp-delhi&nbsp;mailing list<BR>Owasp-delhi@lists.owasp.org<BR><A HREF=https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-delhi>https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-delhi</A><BR></FONT><BR><FONT FACE="Monospace,Courier">This e-mail and any files transmitted with it are for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and privileged information.<BR>If&nbsp;you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender by reply e-mail and destroy all copies of the original message.<BR>Any&nbsp;unauthorized review, use, disclosure, dissemination, forwarding, printing or copying of this email or any action taken in reliance on this e-mail is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful.<BR>_______________________________________________<BR>Owasp-delhi&nbsp;mailing list<BR>Owasp-delhi@lists.owasp.org<BR><A HREF=https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-delhi>https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-delhi</A></FONT><BR></P><pre style="white-space:normal">=====-----=====-----=====<br>Notice: The information contained in this e-mail<br>message and/or attachments to it may contain <br>confidential or privileged information. If you are <br>not the intended recipient, any dissemination, use, <br>review, distribution, printing or copying of the <br>information contained in this e-mail message <br>and/or attachments to it are strictly prohibited. If <br>you have received this communication in error, <br>please notify us by reply e-mail or telephone and <br>immediately and permanently delete the message <br>and any attachments. Thank you<br><br><br></pre>