The ‘Trojan Source’ Attack Method Allows the Injection of Vulnerabilities Into Open-Source Code

Unfortunately, by using this method the vulnerabilities cannot be detected by human reviewers. To build vulnerable binaries, Trojan Source uses a simple method that does not need to alter the…

Most Computer Code Compilers Vulnerable to Novel Attacks

Most Computer Code Compilers Vulnerable to Novel Attacks Most computer code compilers are at risk of ‘Trojan source’ attacks in which adversaries can introduce targeted vulnerabilities into any software without…

‘Trojan Source’ Hides Invisible Bugs in Source Code

The old RLO trick of exploiting how Unicode handles script ordering and a related homoglyph attack can imperceptibly switch the real name of malware. Researchers have found a new way…

Trojan Source attack lets hackers exploit source code

Trojan Source attack impacts all popular programming language compilers, such as C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, Python, Rust, and Go. A research paper published by Cambridge University researchers Ross Anderson…