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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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Extracting strings from Go binaries

Is there an easy way to extract all of the strings from Go binaries that will work cross architecture? The problem with Go is that strings are stored without a null terminator so you can't use the "...
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GDB find string strange results

I'm playing with gdb and strange things are happening. I wanted to find some address in memory where string "/bin/sh" is located, and gdb says it found it. But when I examine the memory there, the ...
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Is it posible to break at string when it being use by program?

Like the title, i need to break at an url string when it being used by program. I try memory break point but it will break at begin of the section. I use x64dbg.
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Print Stacktrace when process read String

There is a process that prints HELLO , in Ida that simple to find it in Strings and watch with X-ref all the functions that read that strings. There is an option to put a hardware breakpoint on this ...
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Intercepting an encryption key

I am trying to get an encryption key. I was able to get the whole encryption algorithm, but it receives a key as a parameter. Its basically 1 method that takes a value to be encrypted and a key. This ...
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Why is IDA Pro showing no strings in strings window but there are strings?

My IDA Pro Strings window shows no strings. It's not loading - it just detects no strings. However, littered all over this large binary are many strings that IDA Pro actually does pick up, but only ...
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IDA free : How to find a string reference in .text

To begin with, I'd like to point out that I'm very new to this. Here's the simple thing I'd like to do : The program I want to mess around with displays a msgbox with the string "Please run the ...
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How to find who use these strings?

When i see function like this, im getting confused, because all the strings i need in this function, but how can i find which functions which this strings? how can i know the address of the function ...