Stopping Hardware Trojans in Their Tracks – IEEE Spectrum

“Long ago, the story goes, Greek soldiers tried for 10 years to conquer the city of Troy. Eventually, they departed, leaving behind a large wooden horse, apparently as a gift. …
Nowadays, some 3,000 years on, a Trojan is a seemingly innocuous piece of software that actually contains malicious code. Security companies are constantly developing new tests to check for these threats. But there is another variety of Trojan—the “hardware Trojan”—that has only started to gain attention, and it could prove much harder to thwart. …”

More at IEEE Spectrum.

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