Re: C/C++ obfuscator

Louis Krupp <lkrupp@pssw.NOSPAM.com.INVALID>
24 Jan 2005 11:29:40 -0500

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From: Louis Krupp <lkrupp@pssw.NOSPAM.com.INVALID>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 24 Jan 2005 11:29:40 -0500
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References: 05-01-074
Keywords: C, tools

Abbas wrote:
> I would like to know if anyone know about a commercial C/C++
> obfuscator. ...
> [About 10 years ago there was a nice obfuscator called C-shroud from
> Gimpel Software, but it seems to have disappeared without a trace.
> -John]


Is there really a market for something like this? Is SoftICE really
that good? Are decompilers that common? How often does debugging or
disassembly of optimized code provide enlightenment?


If you're careful how you hire and train your programmers, you can get
some amazingly obfuscated code without doing anything to it.


Louis Krupp


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