I understand that with OpenSource software, my milage may vary based on the trust of the author and the distribution platform they use (Codeplex, Git, or private server). Oftentimes a FOSS website ...
Does anyone know of good products with comprehensive binary hardening and anti-reverse-engineering features? Or better, has anyone seen an independent review comparing products that perform these ...
I'm working on a project basically a web application. It accepts code (java, c, c++) from client, compile and execute on server and return the results back to client. As I'm going to execute code on ...
When companies package binary executables, they are often encrypted, compressed, scrambled, and otherwise made so that your lazy hacker can't simply open the program up in Notepad++ and see the code. ...
Hi I currently reading Gray Hat Python to learn about Debugging and various interesting techniques for binary analysis. So far I have learned an amazing amount of stuff (just read about ...
I know if a person has a GUID from a machine that person can figure out if other guid belongs to that machine. In a .NET project (csproj and the visual studions solution file) GUIDs are generated. If ...
I'm implementing the AES block cipher, which reads/writes data in 16 byte blocks. The implementation I'm working with usually read data in the little endian format. But in my platform the endianness ...
What exactly happens when someone injects malicious binary code into an image file (on Windows)? How is that done?
I wanted to know if its generally possible to inject executable code into files like PDFs or JPEGs etc., or must there be some kind of security hole in the application? And if so, how would one do ...
I would like to give a daemon-style process (i.e. no user interaction) access to a shared secret key so that it can access a shared, encrypted data file. User applications accessing the same encrypted ...
While conducting a software security assessment, if you have access to the source code of a compiled application (say C++), would you ever do any analysis upon the compiled version, either with any ...