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Protect application from being modified

I have a question about how to protect a program from modification if that program is able to communicate with a remote validation server. More specifically I'm asking for android APK file, but it can ...
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Status of Trusted Computing and Remote Attestation deployment

Hardware support for various client-side controls based on Trusted Computing (Wikipedia) has been evolving over the years, e.g. TCPM, TPM, TXT (LaGrande, DRTM). I've heard of one practical ...
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TPM: signing key or Attestation Identity Key?

I am dealing with the TPM right now and do not get why there is a need for an extra signing key. Instead one could use one of the Attestation Identity Keys (AIKs) for signing as well?! Using different ...
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How to use TPM to perform platform authentication?

I am currently looking at TPM (Trusted Platform Module) and wondering how does TPM offer platform authentication. Suppose a legal host is deployed on the cloud. How do I use TPM to assure that the ...
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Does any tablet support remote attestation?

Some PCs come with a TPM. One of the nifty capabilities of TPMs is the ability to perform remote attestation. Remote attestation allows your computer to tell a third computer what software your ...