[clug] Anti-Virus Software

Stu Watson Stuart.Watson at anu.edu.au
Thu Jun 24 19:51:35 MDT 2010

On 25/06/2010, at 8:55 AM, steve jenkin wrote:

> Ken Thompson gave his 1984 Turing Award address on exactly this topic.
> STW "reflections on trusting trust".
> The key point is, if you didn't write the compiler (and linker/loader?)
> yourself, using it is an act of faith.


The Induc virus family fiddles with the Delphi compiler and compiles you something, um, 'non-standard':




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