Journal of Applied Science and Engineering

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Shin-Jia Hwang This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.1 and Kuang-Hsi Chen1

1Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, TamKang University, Tamsui, Taiwan 251, R.O.C.


Received: January 6, 2006
Accepted: May 17, 2006
Publication Date: March 1, 2007

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Many (proxy) automatic signature schemes are proposed to guard against the (unknown) virus infection with the help of honest compiler makers. In these proposed schemes, the used compiler agents’ public keys should be certificated and maintained by verifiers. If verifiers only keep the compiler makers’ public key, it is more convenient. So an anonymous proxy automatic signature scheme with compiler agents is proposed. In the new scheme, the compiler agents are anonymous and verifiers do not need to store compiler agents’ public key. Moreover, verifiers can authenticate the source of received executable problems and detect compiler agents’ deviation in advance. Our schemes are suitable for adopting any discrete logarithm based signature schemes. Our scheme has provides strong moderator’s judgment to detect of virus infection sources.

Keywords: : Compilers, Distributed System, Computer Virus, Digital Signature, Proxy Signature, Automatic Signature, Anonymous


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