bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Sat Nov 12 13:29:08 CET 2005
Yu-Xi Lim <yuxi at ece.gatech.edu> wrote:
> Code obfuscation is a transformation of the program (whether at
> source code level, intermediate object code level, binary executable
> level, etc) to hinder (prevention seems impossible) reverse
> engineering (attempts to determine the workings of the code, to
> modify the function of the code, etc). While there are many possible
> transformations that can be done on programs (compression, run-time
> optimizations, etc), the key here is the intent to hinder reverse
That's a workable definition.
> I hope this is agreeable to everyone.
The definition is agreeably solid.
The intention is disagreeably sickening.
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