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Re: Applied Cryptobfuscation

by BooK (Curate)
on Jan 31, 2001 at 15:02 UTC ( #55454=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Applied Cryptobfuscation

Why do so many recent obfuscations use crypt?

I don't think obfuscation has a lot to do with encryption (except, naturally, if you write cyphering program in obfuscated Perl...) And well, it's probably more interesting to use more of your brain time than your CPU time...

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Re: Re: Applied Cryptobfuscation
by MeowChow (Vicar) on Jan 31, 2001 at 15:19 UTC
    Why do so many recent obfuscation use crypt?

    Hmm, I'd never seen it done before, and thought I was being quite original :( Do you have links to any others done using crypt - I'd very much like to see them.

    Oh well, perhaps the japh I just wrote for my .sig will amuse you more (although it's admittedly a cheap trick):

                    print $/='"',(`$^X\144oc $^X\146aq1`)[-2]
        sure it does, install Cygwin :)

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