Articles tagged with #Reversing




HIEW tutorial hexadecimal editor part 6 using HEM modules

Commands used in the video: Command Action F11 To open dialog window displaying the list of available on this PC modules F9 Unload previously loaded module, making it inactive Enter Once pointing on the highlighted module pressing Enter loads and runs it See also other posts in the series: Part …



HIEW tutorial hexadecimal editor part 5 using Crypto module to program a keygen

Commands used in the video: Command Action F3 + F7 Open the Crypto window to start entering ASM commands to be run by HIEW on the file contents Ctrl + F7 Re-open the Crypto window to change the commands F7 Apply the entered commands to the data at the current cursor position …



HIEW tutorial hexadecimal editor part 3 Navigation

Commands used in the video: Commands Action F8 + F5 jump to the Entry Point in the program. Shift + "+" Add a bookmark at the current cursor position. Alt + 1 / Alt + 2 / Alt + nn Jump to the 1st, 2nd , nn-th bookmark. Alt + "-" Remove the bookmark at the current position. Alt + 0 Remove …



HIEW tutorial hexadecimal editor part 4 encrypting decrypting with XOR

Commands used in the video: Command Action F3 + F8 Set the XOR ASCII/Hex string to be used as a key to XOR with the file data F8 Apply 1 step of XOR operation to the data at the current cursor position. cryptopals.com challenge Challenge used as an example …



Binary obfuscation - String obfuscating in C

The first step in reversing any binary for any purpose is to try and elicit any meaningful information that is most easy to retrieve. One such information is clear text strings in the binary. They may disclose a lot of information if the programmer did not take care to remove …



HIEW Hex editor tutorials series , part 2 – the basics.

Round up of the basic HIEW commands used: Command Action Change the color scheme edit hiew8.ini the last section "Colors", set ColorMain = 0x07 to have the black background. ESC To exit any window/mode without saving the changes. F1 Context-sensitive help. F3 Enter the Edit mode. ENTER In the …



HIEW Hex editor tutorials series , part 1 – the history.

The story of this hex editor started in the dark 90-s. The first name was ViHE (Viewer-HexEditor) and was released by its author Eugene Suslikov as a free software in early 1991. As he stated back then “for occasional looking into and changing few bytes in a file, like 7xh …



XCK and CRK file formats for binary patching in Windows.

Do not bother Googling these file types as they belong with the era before Google even existed. In these pre-Google Dark Ages there were people taking pride in circumventing software protections or cracking in other words, and believe or not – absolutely for free. Yep, even DMCA didn’t exist back …