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A way for an operating system to serve requests from user-space without breaking the user-space and kernel-space memory protection.
Can be either the division of a computer's primary memory into segments or sections, or the process in the operating system that maps virtual memory onto physical memory.
A family of instruction set architectures originally designed by AMD to extend the Intel x86 instruction set to 64bits CPUs.
the lowest level form of encoding instructions (binary). It is usually what the processor directly decodes and executes.
An integrated development environment (IDE) developed by Borland using Object-Pascal for console, desktop graphical, web, and mobile applications.
Microsoft Visual C/C++ Compiler
a representation, using graph notation, of all paths that might be traversed through a program during its execution. The control flow graph is due to Frances E. Allen, wh…
a logical operation that outputs true only when both inputs differ (one is true, the other is false).
Field of computer science involved in the security of software and the prevention of bug exploitation by attackers.
a very popular and free assembler and disassembler for the x86 architecture (16-bits, 32-bits, and 64-bits).
A free and open-source network and system packet analyzer. It is used for network troubleshooting, analysis, software and communications protocol development, and education.
the mechanism used by compilers for try/catch blocks. It can also be used as anti-debug tricks, by altering the flow, changing the thread context, debugging oneself...
an event-driven programming language and IDE from Microsoft for its COM programming model. The precursor to VB.NET.
Comparing 2 binaries at assembly code level
a free, multiplatform, open-source executables packer.
Mechanism used in a programming language to support run-time method binding.
used as a lookup table when the application is calling a function in a different module in Microsoft Windows operating systems.
a special program to get the computer system started after you turn it on.
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The use of executable programs or scripts to achieve well-defined sequences of operations without human interaction.
a complementary process to unpacking, usually performed after an executable is unpacked and dumped in order to make it fully functional and executable on it's own. Most packed…
C standard library for the C programming language as specified in the C specification (ANSI C, C99, C11, ...).
for questions on Component Object Model or ActiveX. For DOS .COM files, use dos-com instead.