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 ...
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 ...
Two separate discussions have very recently opened my eyes to an issue I had not considered – how to confirm the Open Source binary one uses is based on the published source code. There is a large ...
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 ...
It seems like there is no practical way to verify the full integrity path of precompiled and packaged software? I can check the downloaded package itself by hashes, but I have no verification if the ...
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 ...
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 ...