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General Unpacking: Overview and Techniques
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Technology, Department of Computer Science.
2015 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Over the years, packed malware have started to appear at a more rapid pace.Hackers are modifying the source code of popular packers to create new typesof compressors which can fool the Anti Virus software. Due to the sheer vol-ume of packer variations, creating unpacking scripts based on the packer’ssignature has become a tedious task. In this paper we will analyse genericunpacking techniques and apply them on ten popular compression software.The techniques prove to be successful in nine out of ten cases, providing aneasy and accessible way to unpack the provided samples

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2015. , 28 p.
Keyword [en]
Protections, Reverse Engineering, Unpacking
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Software Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-43261OAI: diva2:812426
Subject / course
Computer Science
Educational program
Software Technology Programme, 180 credits
Available from: 2015-05-25 Created: 2015-05-18 Last updated: 2015-05-25Bibliographically approved

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