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Plagiarism is a serious issue in academic and professional settings that can lead to negative consequences, including academic penalties and damage to professional reputation. The advent of technology has provided educators and professionals with a variety of tools and software to detect and prevent plagiarism. This paper explores the role of technology in detecting and preventing plagiarism, with a focus on the various software and tools available to educators and professionals. The paper examines the effectiveness of these tools and the challenges that can arise when using them. Additionally, the paper discusses strategies for preventing plagiarism before it occurs and explores the ethical considerations surrounding the use of plagiarism detection technology. The research findings suggest that while technology can be a valuable tool in preventing and detecting plagiarism, it is important to use these tools in conjunction with educational strategies that promote responsible writing and research practices.