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+ - Researchers reverse-engineer Dropbox cracking heavily obfuscated Python app

Submitted by rjmarvin
rjmarvin (3001897) writes "Two developers were able to successfully reverse-engineer Dropbox http://sdt.bz/64049 to intercept SSL traffic, bypass two-factor authentication and create open-source clients. They presented their paper, "Looking inside the (drop) box" at USENIX 2013, explaining step-by-step how they were able to succeed where others failed in reverse-engineering a heavily obfuscated application written in Python. They also claimed the generic techniques they used could be applied to reverse-engineer other Frozen python applications: OpenStack, NASA, and a host of Google apps, just to name a few..."
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Researchers reverse-engineer Dropbox cracking heavily obfuscated Python app

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