Information Security

Volume 2851 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 1-13

Revisiting Software Protection

  • Paul C. van OorschotAffiliated withDigital Security Group, School of Computer Science, Carleton University

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We provide a selective survey on software protection, including approaches to software tamper resistance, obfuscation, software diversity, and white-box cryptography. We review the early literature in the area plus recent activities related to trusted platforms, and discuss challenges and future directions.