Secure applications on an untrusted operating system

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  1. MrBrian

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    From InkTag: Secure Applications on an Untrusted Operating System:
    See section 9 for related work.

    InkTag is also covered in dissertation "Rethinking Operating System Trust" (hxxp://repositories.lib.utexas.edu/bitstream/handle/2152/23318/HOFMANN-DISSERTATION-2013.pdf).
     
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    Thanks, will attempt to get my head round this.

    Surprised they didn't reference Qubes, although that is, in a sense, running services in an untrusted OS to an extent. But seems to be doing similar things really.

    Did you see how this handled stuff like keyboard, USB and the Gui?
     
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    You're welcome :).

    No, but then again I didn't read the paper. Too bad that so much of the software discussed in academic security papers isn't available to the public.
     
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    a) Pressure/manipulation never to release from the spooks
    b) University obsession with IP and patent (even when never exploited)
     
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