Reflections on trusting trust

@article{Thompson1984ReflectionsOT,
  title={Reflections on trusting trust},
  author={Ken Thompson},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  year={1984},
  volume={27},
  pages={761-763}
}
  • K. Thompson
  • Published 1 August 1984
  • Computer Science
  • Commun. ACM
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