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An integrated development environment (IDE) developed by Borland using Object-Pascal for console, desktop graphical, web, and mobile applications.
A way for an operating system to serve requests from user-space without breaking the user-space and kernel-space memory protection.
Microsoft Visual C/C++ Compiler
Import Address Table are used as a lookup table when the application is calling a function in a different module in Microsoft Windows operating systems.
A free and open-source network and system packet analyzer. It is used for network troubleshooting, analysis, software and communications protocol development, and education.
A family of instruction set architectures originally designed by AMD to extend the Intel x86 instruction set to 64bits CPUs.
Mechanism used in a programming language to support run-time method binding.
Exclusive or (xor) is a logical operation that outputs true only when both inputs differ (one is true, the other is false).
Nasm for *Netwide Assembler* is a very popular and free assembler and disassembler for the x86 architecture (16-bits, 32-bits, and 64-bits).
A control flow graph (CFG) is 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…
Field of computer science involved in the security of software and the prevention of bug exploitation by attackers.
Structured Exception Handling is 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...
Comparing 2 binaries at assembly code level
The use of executable programs or scripts to achieve well-defined sequences of operations without human interaction.
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the Ultimate Packer for eXecutables is a free, multiplatform, open-source executables packer.
BIOS (basic input/output system) is a special program to get the computer system started after you turn it on.
an event-driven programming language and IDE from Microsoft for its COM programming model. The precursor to VB.NET.
16 bits DOS MZ executable file format
for questions discussing communication protocols, how they work and how to identify them.