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MindshaRE: Finding Object Constructors

In a previous MindshaRE we touched on the power of searching in IDA. This time I want to revist that subject with an example of searching for constructors in a binary. This is a simple trick I use from time to time when I do not have symbols. Labeling objects before you start reverse engineering can be a huge help.MindshaRE is our weekly look at some simple reverse engineering tips and tricks. The goal is to keep thi ...


MindshaRE: Using Gflags

Microsoft's free set of debugging tools for Windows is invaluable when developing software, or debugging vulnerabilities. One tool in particular that stands out (Besides the venerable WinDbg) is glags. Gflags allows the user to define certain attributes to a process for the sole purpose of debugging. Today on MindshaRE we will take a look at the great options available when using gflags and WinDbg.MindshaRE is our weekly look at some simple reverse engineering tips and tricks. The goal i ...