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Submission + - How Your Compiler Can Compromise Application Security (itworld.com)

jfruh writes: Most day-to-day programmers have only a general idea of how compilers transform human-readable code into the machine language that actually powers computers. In an attempt to streamline applications, many compilers actually remove code that it perceives to be undefined or unstable — and, as a research group at MIT has found, in doing so can make applications less secure.
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How Your Compiler Can Compromise Application Security

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