Follow @Openwall on Twitter for new release announcements and other news
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 14:51:16 -0400
From: Michael Orlitzky <>
Subject: Re: Trojan Source Attacks

On Tue, 2021-11-02 at 10:05 -0700, David A. Wheeler wrote:
> Underhanded code is, I think, significantly different. Instead of being clearly hard to understand,
> It’s designed to be (1) easy to understand WRONGLY, (2) look innocent, and
> (3) do something malevolent.

I'm reminded also of this attack, where the "source code" is some
command you're supposed to execute via copy/paste:

Powered by blists - more mailing lists

Please check out the Open Source Software Security Wiki, which is counterpart to this mailing list.

Confused about mailing lists and their use? Read about mailing lists on Wikipedia and check out these guidelines on proper formatting of your messages.