Read the classic Ken Thompson Compiler Hack article.

Answer the following questions:

1) Describe briefly and clearly how the attack works

2) If you suspect that your machine has been compromised, what should you do about it?

3) What other kinds of software like compilers do we usually trust that have the potential to be compromised?

cs-465/homework-13.txt · Last modified: 2014/08/14 21:25 by seamons
Back to top
CC Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International
chimeric.de = chi`s home Valid CSS Driven by DokuWiki do yourself a favour and use a real browser - get firefox!! Recent changes RSS feed Valid XHTML 1.0