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an event-driven programming language and IDE from Microsoft for its COM programming model. The precursor to VB.NET.
Mechanism used in a programming language to support run-time method binding.
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for questions discussing communication protocols, how they work and how to identify them.
The use of executable programs or scripts to achieve well-defined sequences of operations without human interaction.
for questions on Component Object Model or ActiveX. For DOS .COM files, use dos-com instead.
used as a lookup table when the application is calling a function in a different module in Microsoft Windows operating systems.
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…
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...
In Object-Oriented Programming, a virtual function is initially defined in a base class, and can be redefined in derived classes, so that when a virtual function is invoked, the function defined in th…
A free and open-source network and system packet analyzer. It is used for network troubleshooting, analysis, software and communications protocol development, and education.
Acronym for 'Serial Peripheral Interface' (SPI), the SPI bus is a synchronous serial communication interface specification used for short distance communication, primarily in embedded systems.
a Python binary analysis framework developed by the Computer Security Lab at UC Santa Barbara and their associated CTF team, Shellphish. project URL: https://github.com/angr/angr
variables which scope is limited to the block they were declared in. The opposite is global variable which can be accessible anywhere in the code.
when asking questions related specifically to the NSA's Ghidra reverse engineering tool.