[Chugalug] Dropbox (and other Python Apps) Reverse-Engineered
dave at brockmans.com
Wed Aug 28 13:09:09 UTC 2013
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On 8/28/2013 8:49 AM, Benjamin Stewart wrote:
> Interesting read, thanks for posting!
> Question for the security programmer folks: Are there code
> obfuscation techniques, for Python or other languages, that
> actually work against such a determined attacker, or is this
> DropBox client pretty close to "state of the art?"
Short answer is no. Given enough time, determination and debugger, at
the very least, whatever assembly code your obfuscated code produces
can be captured.
> You can't really just say "don't use Python," because C et al. can
> be decompiled, too.
If it's software, it can be decompiled....
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