Questions tagged [strings]

A chain of characters, usually used to store text messages lying statically in the program or to receive dynamically messages from the user.

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What kinds of steps can I take to make my C++ application harder to reverse engineer?

If I am building a C++ application and I want to make it more difficult to reverse engineer, what steps can I take to do this? Does the choice of compiler affect this? What about compiler flags, ...
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How can I find the source of a string in an old DOS game?

I am attempting to amend some strings in an old DOS game (FIFA International Soccer), specifically the names of players. In the past it hasn't been too hard to pull off such a task on post-DOS games ...
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String extraction from an iNES ROM dump

I want to extract the strings in Shadowgate for NES. I ran file on the image and then strings, no luck. I found some information about the NES cartridge file format. The docs mention the use of “Name ...
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OllyDbg: How to set conditional breakpoint on a register value?

I want to set a breakpoint when the register EAX references a specific Unicode string, e.g. "Enter". In Ollydbg there is usually right beside the EAX value a string that says "ASCII: Enter ". I read ...