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I'm very confused after reading all about these concepts, want an example so as to the concept of dll hooking/hijacking and dll injection is clear! Is dll hijacking/hooking the samething?!

Please help me with an example!

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No, they're not the same.

DLL injection is one process forcing a different, already executing process to load a DLL.

DLL hijacking is malicious software taking advantage of a program not specifying the exact location of a DLL it is loading and having it load a different DLL than the program intended.

DLL hooking is where an application takes over the entry points of a DLL so that it can intercept API calls.

Injection and hooking may or may not be malicious, injection is nearly always malicious.

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