Developers have been concerned for a long time about the different ways that malicious people can try to hack into apps, extend trials, and otherwise rip you off. It’s something that the Windows team is working on more, but if you haven’t seen the post below, it’s good reading for Microsoft’s official stance on the matter:

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsapps/en-US/8b3cf68d-897d-4a47-ace0-2c42355bf688/protecting-your-windows-store-app-from-unauthorized-use

Speaking of obfuscation, Preemptive Solutions, for one, has their Dotfuscator for .NET (C# and VB apps) updated for Windows Store Apps, since late last year. See http://www.preemptive.com/products/dotfuscator/overview.

 


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