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SAFECOMP ’93 pp 349-357 | Cite as

A Virus-Resistant Network Interface

  • Martin Witte
  • Wolfgang A. Halang
Conference paper

Abstract

The concept of an interface for electronic mail between a LAN (Local Area Network) within an organisation and an external network is presented. The interface’s design renders any external intrusion impossible. The concept is based on a straightforward hardware solution and has already been validated by a prototype implementation.

Keywords

Central Processing Unit Random Access Memory Program Code External Network Trojan Horse 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Witte
    • 1
  • Wolfgang A. Halang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringFernUniversitätHagenGermany

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