Reverse Engineering for Beginners (Lite version)
There are several popular meanings of the term “reverse engineering”:
- The reverse engineering of software: researching compiled programs;
- The scanning of 3D structures and the subsequent digital manipulation required order to duplicate them;
- recreating DBMS9 structure.
This book is about the first meaning. This is the Lite version. It is approximately 6 times shorter than the full version (~150 pages) and is intended for those who want a very quick introduction to the basics of reverse engineering. It does not however, cover the topics of: OllyDBG, GCC, GDB and IDA. There are also no exercises, examples, etc.
Topics discussed: x86/x64, Java/JVM.
Topics touched: Oracle RDBMS, Itanium, copy-protection dongles, LD_PRELOAD, stack overflow, ELF, win32 PE file format, x86-64, critical sections, syscalls, TLS, position-independent code (PIC), profile-guided optimization, C++ STL, OpenMP, win32 SEH.
Also in Russian.
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- Compilers (Computer programs)
- Computer programming
- Computers / Software Development & Engineering
- Reverse engineering
- Software engineering