[REBOL] rebol weak points (i think) Re:(10)
From: ryanc:iesco-dms at: 14-Sep-2000 11:01
> [rishi--picostar--com] wrote:
> > is there any other way, besides writing a compiler, to hide source code?
There is possibly another way I overlooked. This is to create native
executable that basically has your scrambled program append to it. This
1. Display a user defined splash screen.
2. Descramble your program using a predefined key.
3. Verify the REBOL executable is indeed the real thing and not a fake.
4. Execute REBOL with special command line disabling escape key and executing
your program via stdin.
Now I said possibly. What I dont know is if you can disable the escape key,
or execute programs in the usual way via stdin.
If it does work, also take in mind that this still a very thin layer of
security. There is no need to use very strong encryption since a hackers have
all the elements they need to decrypt. But if they know that much, they might
just prefer to write thier own version of your program from scratch.
The Tao that can be expressed
is not the eternal Tao. -Lao Tzu