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Obfuscating Code to Protect Interfaces Accessible by Scripting Languages

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000223206D
Publication Date: 2012-Nov-08
Document File: 3 page(s) / 38K

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Xiaoju Fan: AUTHOR

Abstract

This publication discloses exposing Component Object Model (“COM”) interfaces via a type information library for consumption by a scripting language while limiting the ability of attackers to reverse-engineer or abuse the underlying code.

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Obfuscating Code to Protect Interfaces Accessible by Scripting Languages

Xiaoju Fan

Symantec Corporation

Abstract

This publication discloses exposing Component Object Model (“COM”) interfaces via a type information library for consumption by a scripting language while limiting the ability of attackers to reverse-engineer or abuse the underlying code.

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