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The use of executable programs or scripts to achieve well-defined sequences of operations without human interaction.
a very popular and free assembler and disassembler for the x86 architecture (16-bits, 32-bits, and 64-bits).
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…
Refer to any programs specifically designed to be a plugin of IDA Pro.
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
for questions on Component Object Model or ActiveX. For DOS .COM files, use dos-com instead.
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a free, multiplatform, open-source executables packer.
16 bits DOS MZ executable file format
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...
used as a lookup table when the application is calling a function in a different module in Microsoft Windows operating systems.
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.
for questions discussing communication protocols, how they work and how to identify them.
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…
files (icons, dialogs, translation strings, version information, manifest) embedded in a Portable Executable binary.
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.