Compiler malware rebutted

Aahz aahz at
Sat Nov 14 02:25:38 CET 2009

In article <mailman.392.1258160060.2873.python-list at>,
David M. Besonen <davidb at> wrote:
>On 11/13/2009 3:26 PM, Aahz wrote:
>> Ken Thompson's classic paper on bootstrapped malware
>> finally gets a rebuttal:
>thanks for pointing this out.

Actually, I found out about it on  ;-)
Aahz (aahz at           <*>

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