Compiler malware rebutted

Discussion in 'Python' started by Aahz, Nov 13, 2009.

  1. Aahz

    Aahz Guest

    Ken Thompson's classic paper on bootstrapped malware finally gets a
    rebuttal:

    http://lwn.net/Articles/360040/
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    Aahz () <*> http://www.pythoncraft.com/

    [on old computer technologies and programmers] "Fancy tail fins on a
    brand new '59 Cadillac didn't mean throwing out a whole generation of
    mechanics who started with model As." --Andrew Dalke
     
    Aahz, Nov 13, 2009
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  2. On 11/13/2009 3:26 PM, Aahz wrote:

    > Ken Thompson's classic paper on bootstrapped malware
    > finally gets a rebuttal:
    >
    > http://lwn.net/Articles/360040/


    thanks for pointing this out.



    -- david
     
    David M. Besonen, Nov 14, 2009
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  3. Aahz

    Aahz Guest

    In article <>,
    David M. Besonen <> wrote:
    >On 11/13/2009 3:26 PM, Aahz wrote:
    >>
    >> Ken Thompson's classic paper on bootstrapped malware
    >> finally gets a rebuttal:
    >>
    >> http://lwn.net/Articles/360040/

    >
    >thanks for pointing this out.


    Actually, I found out about it on panix.chat ;-)
    --
    Aahz () <*> http://www.pythoncraft.com/

    [on old computer technologies and programmers] "Fancy tail fins on a
    brand new '59 Cadillac didn't mean throwing out a whole generation of
    mechanics who started with model As." --Andrew Dalke
     
    Aahz, Nov 14, 2009
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