[cryptography] Digitally-signed malware

Steven Bellovin smb at cs.columbia.edu
Wed Jun 22 13:10:37 EDT 2011


> 
> Just to split hairs, malware has stolen signing keys for years, but it's only
> in the last few years that malware vendors have started using them. 

Maybe that's it -- it's DRM for the malware vendors, to ensure that other
bad guys don't steal their code...


		--Steve Bellovin, https://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb








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