[TUHS] History of popularity of C

Richard Salz rich.salz at gmail.com
Thu May 28 06:23:04 AEST 2020

Places where I've seen it, crypto code in OpenSSL.

Trying to zero-ize key material, the compiler sees that "char key[]" isn't
used any more, and optimizes-away the memcmp.

Trying to do constant-time math.
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