Paper 2016/210

Hopes, Fears and Software Obfuscation: A Survey

Boaz Barak

Abstract

I survey some of the recent progress on software obfuscation spurred by the exciting paper of Garg, Gentry, Halevi, Raykova, Sahai and Waters (FOCS 2013). This is a preprint version of a review article~ appearing in the Communications of the ACM. That article was written for a general computing audience, and is also not up to date on the latest research in this fast-moving field since it was mostly written in 2014. Nevertheless, I thought it might still be of interest to cryptographers.

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Category
Foundations
Publication info
Published elsewhere. MINOR revision.Communications of the ACM
DOI
10.1145/2757276
Keywords
Obfuscationsurvey
Contact author(s)
b @ boazbarak org
History
2016-02-29: received
Short URL
https://ia.cr/2016/210
License
Creative Commons Attribution
CC BY

BibTeX

@misc{cryptoeprint:2016/210,
      author = {Boaz Barak},
      title = {Hopes, Fears and Software Obfuscation: A Survey},
      howpublished = {Cryptology ePrint Archive, Paper 2016/210},
      year = {2016},
      doi = {10.1145/2757276},
      note = {\url{https://eprint.iacr.org/2016/210}},
      url = {https://eprint.iacr.org/2016/210}
}
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