Friday, December 26, 2008

Sometimes, diffing can remove obfuscation (albeit rarely)

Hey all,

apologies for the sensationalist title, but I found another amusing example today where the same function was present in two different executables -- in two differently obfuscated forms. Amusingly, DiffDeluxe identified the "common components" between these two functions, effectively removing a lot of the obfuscation.

While this is clearly not a typical case, it nonetheless made me smile.

Merry Christmas everyone !

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