Joomla! Template 002055 - Item Support

I've been trying to deal with hacking of our sites and discovered that one of the scripts in this template uses an obfuscation technique that has been attributed to malware techniques. Can you explain why the template/as002066/ie8warning.php scripts includes this obfuscation?

$_D=strrev('edoced_46esab');

Regards, Zerowait
Hello ZEROWAIT,
Sorry, this code is not related to what happens with your site.

Regards, AS Team.
That does not come close to answering my question! Why does the code use a string reversal to attempt to hide a call to base64_decode?
Hello ZEROWAIT,
It is your license.

Regards, AS Team.
Item Name:
002055
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Sales:
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Created:
2013-11-01
Updated:
2016-03-31
Item Version:
2.0.1
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