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by Mondragon
Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: Reverse Engineering and Debugging
Topic: "Not a valid win32 application"
Replies: 3
Views: 12634

Re: "Not a valid win32 application"

You might start by statically analyzing the program in question with a tool like CFF Explorer and looking for any invalid values contained within the image's PE structures, assuming an unpacked sample. These fields are usually highlighted in Red by the program to give you a visual indication of "in...
by Mondragon
Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: Reverse Engineering and Debugging
Topic: I want to MASTER Unpacking
Replies: 0
Views: 6192

I want to MASTER Unpacking

Unpacking IMO is the hardest part of REing files. It is also the most fun. Right now, I know basic manual unpacking and I've also unpacked some more advanced packers by following some tutorials. I have 2 main problems: 1. Many of the tuts4you tutorials are outdated, hard to understand, do not explai...
by Mondragon
Sun May 07, 2017 2:38 am
Forum: Reverse Engineering and Debugging
Topic: "Not a valid win32 application"
Replies: 3
Views: 12634

"Not a valid win32 application"

I analyze malware and much of the time, I get this error. What are some causes of this error? I inspect the file in HxD and many times, the PE header seems to be intact, I also try on x64 and x86.
by Mondragon
Sun May 07, 2017 2:36 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: job as malware analyst
Replies: 3
Views: 13274

Re: job as malware analyst

Analyze malware, document it and write blogs and papers about your findings. Apply for jobs and submit your work to them. This shows them what you know and that you are interested in the field.
by Mondragon
Wed Mar 01, 2017 12:10 am
Forum: Malware
Topic: Obtaining New Malware and Improving
Replies: 1
Views: 11036

Obtaining New Malware and Improving

Hi, I'm currently a software developer who is getting into malware analysis and reverse engineering; this is where my passion lies. One question I have is, what can I do to further develop myself as an analyst? I'm currently working through Practical Malware Analysis and Practical Reverse Engineerin...