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Academy of reverse engineering: ESSAYS 201-300
(Archive: 28 Dec 1997 - 10 Jun 1998)


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The fundamental essays ESSAYS 001-100 page (2 Mar 1997 - 4 Sep 1997)
The required reading for newbies essays ESSAYS 100-200 page (4 Sep 1997 - 28 Dec 1997)
The beginner essays ESSAYS 200-300 page (28 Dec 1997 - 10 Jun 1998)
  ESSAYS 300-400 page (10 Jun 1998 - to today)
The advanced essays 
+HCU Papers Our tools Our protections
Programmers Corner Packers & Unpackers  
Project 0: Wdasm reversing Project 1: Hexeditors & co Project 2: Softice & Numega's
Project 3: Dongles cracking Project 4: CD-Rom faking Project 5: Netscape ameliorating
Project 6: Crippled targets Project 7: Most stupid schemes Project 8: VisualBasic cracking
Project 9: Micro$oft bashing

 


The essay database

Date Contributor   Essay Description Project   Reference
28 Dec 97 TWD ~ twd_aeo.htm Happy new year with "Age of Empires" proj 9
proj 4
~ fra_00C9
31 Dec 97 Tristan ~ scniscni.htm BEGINNERS: most stupid protection 1997! proj 7 ~ fra_00CA
01 Jan 98 flipper ~ flip_sl.htm Control panel applets cracking unass. ~ fra_00CB
01 Jan 98 Uncle Van ~ uvessa_2.htm Encoded selfmodifying targets advanc. ~ fra_00CC
04 Jan 98 Little-John ~ littlejo2.htm winrar 95 ver.2.0: the guts of a simple protection proj 1 ~ fra_00CD
05 Jan 98 Jon ~ jongamcr.htm Game hack secrets unass. ~ fra_00CE
07 Jan 98 Hackmore+
Readrite
~ hr_ferr1.htm How To Crack A Ferret advanc ~ fra_00CF
09 Jan 98 snickers ~ snickel.htm Patching the Patcher: Cracking .RTPatch Professional - 4.00 Eval Release projunpa ~ fra_00D0
11 Jan 98 +Alt-F4 ~ altF4j_a.htm Cracking Wingdis 2.12 proj 1 ~ fra_00D1
12 Jan 98 +Aitor ~ aitor1.htm Reverse Engineering MATLAB 5 - Part I: Dongle Protection proj 3 ~ fra_00D2
13 Jan 98 The Undertaker ~ banda7.htm Protexe v2.11 - Exploring a paranoid protection scheme projunpa ~ fra_00D3
15 Jan 98 +RCG ~ rcg_cmsp.htm Comspy98: a tool of our trade ourtools ~ fra_00D4
16 Jan 98 Marigold ~ marigold.htm DoNotWasteTime_MrCracker@@YGHPBDP... timelock ~ fra_00D5
17 Jan 98 +PopJack ~ popja_51.htm OCX Control Highlights - Licensing schemes proj 8 ~ fra_00D6
19 Jan 98 +Aitor ~ aitor_45.htm Reverse Engineering MATLAB 5 - Part II: InstallShield Packages Encryption projunpa ~ fra_00D7
20 Jan 98 Quine ~ quine_h1.htm Pushing the Envelope with HASP advanc.
projunpa
proj 3
~ fra_00D8
20 Jan 98 Marigold ~ marigo_2.htm Ulead GifAnimator 2.0 Trial: Virginity restored timelock. ~ fra_00D9
22 Jan 98 Spyder ~ spyder_4.htm SSI Win32 Dongle Protection proj 3 ~ fra_00DA
27 Jan 98 Quine ~ quine_51.htm Extending the IDA Script Language advanc.
ourtools
proj 6
~ fra_00DB
29 Jan 98 Frog's Print ~ fp_dong1.htm Dongle Bashing: end of the dongle old aera ~ Dongles bye bye advanc.
progcor
proj 3
~ fra_00DC
01 Feb 98 CoreFixar ~ lordthu1.htm VXDennis the menace ~ Fun with VRAMDIR v1.07 ourtools ~ fra_00DD
02 Feb 98 Edi ~ edi1.htm How to crack HTMLedPro32 2.0d ~ Destroy it to make it work unass. ~ fra_00DE
02 Feb 98 The Undertaker ~ dimit_12.htm TRAP Ver 1.13 ~ Opcode generators and selfchanging code projunpa ~ fra_00DF
03 Feb 98 Dr Fuhrball ~ fuhrba_3.htm Marx Crypto Box, the most Secure device ever made proj 3 ~ fra_00E0
04 Feb 98 Fallen ~ donjo2.htm Cracked Metal, runtime dll creation progcor ~ fra_00E1
11 Feb 98 XaVaX ~ xavax1.htm Cracking the ShareLock Protection System (SHRLK20.DLL) progcor ~ fra_00E2
12 Feb 98 NaTzGUL ~ natz51.htm InstallSHIELD Script Cracking, a Tutorial advanced ~ fra_00E3
12 Feb 98 Jon ~ jonla_13.htm BEGINNERS: A key-gen for AddItem unass. ~ fra_00E4
12 Feb 98 sPIRIT
HellRaiser
~ spirit_1.htm RealPlayer Plus 4.0: the "dummy code check" trick progcor ~ fra_00E5
13 Feb 98 HalVar+ ~ halva_3.htm SOFTWrapper: wrapping galore progcor ~ fra_00E6
13 Feb 98 MaD ~ dong_mad.htm Unplugging a dongle protection proj 3 ~ fra_00E7
16 Feb 98 Hal+ ~ hal_oper.htm BEGINNERS: Use Opera! (Bye Bye Navigator ?) unass. ~ fra_00E8
16 Feb 98 MaD ~ maddon_1.htm DONGLES: The weak brothership between hard- and software proj 3 ~ fra_00E9
25 Feb 98 Hs2L ~ smartc_2.htm An example of VB Cracking using SmartCheck proj 8 ~ fra_00EA
26 Feb 98 -bajunny ~ bayu_2.htm Undocumented HASP - part I proj 3
advanced
~ fra_00EB
28 Feb 98 Jack of Shadows ~ jackrev.htm Reversing +Aesculapius Our protect
advanced
~ fra_00EC
01 Mar 98 SiuL+Hacky ~ siulinux.htm Linux GUIs. The Chances advanced
ourtools.htm
~ fra_00ED
04 Mar 98 MaD ~ madlas1.htm DONGLES: Revealing sentinel Pro main code proj 3 ~ fra_00EE
04 Mar 98 Zeezee ~ zee_inst.htm Decompiling InstallShield scripts and guidelines for decompiler writers progcor ~ fra_00EF
04 Mar 98 madmax! ~ madmasu.htm Cracking using KERNEL32.DLL advanced ~ fra_00F0
04 Mar 98 FootSteps ~ oldiegoo.htm Oldies but Goodies proj 4 ~ fra_00F1
08 Mar 98 Duke ~ dukeess.htm Inside the VB3 .EXE proj 8 ~ fra_00F2
10 Mar 98 +Indian_Trail ~ it_winr2.htm Winrar [95] the other path (Encryption Mechanism) unass. ~ fra_00F3
12 Mar 98 bajunny ~ bayunn2.htm Undocumented HASP - part II proj 3
advanced
~ fra_00F4
16 Mar 98 iceman ~ iceman.htm Tweaking with memory in Window95 papers ~ fra_00F5
16 Mar 98 The RudeBoy ~ rudeboy.htm BEGINNERS: Thinking Like a Cracker unass. ~ fra_00F6
16 Mar 98 The Nameless ~ panthe.htm BEGINNERS: Big tent, little circus proj 7 ~ fra_00F7
16 Mar 98 i_magnus ~ siceinst.htm BEGINNERS: SoftICE Install for Beginners unass. ~ fra_00F8
20 Mar 98 iceman ~ iceman1.htm WIN32 - Inside Debug API papers ~ fra_00F9
20 Mar 98 Stone ~ stone1.htm In memory patching: three approaches advanced
papers
~ fra_00FA
20 Mar 98 Red Lantern ~ redla1.htm Cracking Rightime: Encryption and checksums in a small DOS utility unass. ~ fra_00FB
31 Mar 98 TWD ~ twd_ms_.htm BEGINNERS: Cracking Micro$oft Visual SourceSafe 5.00 proj 9 ~ fra_00FC
31 Mar 98 Tomboy ~ 123dos.htm Software protection history: Reinitializing Lotus 1-2-3 (DOS versions) unass. ~ fra_00FD
31 Mar 98 F_KingKrazy ~ kk_cunei.htm How to perform some magic reversing with good old BRW unass. ~ fra_00FE
31 Mar 98 CapedCrusader ~ capedcr.htm A complete, nake protection code: Cracking WinZip32 unass. ~ fra_00FF
31 Mar 98 +Aitor ~ aitor003.htm Reverse Engineering MATLAB 5 - Part III: Licenses unass. ~ fra_0100
3 Apr 98 Entropy ~ entropy1.htm DartPro 32 Cracking, a crippled 'save' with encryption mechanism unass. ~ fra_0101
23 Apr 98 JaZZ ~ netscan3.htm Netscantools3.1 trial (What's new with timelock?) timelock ~ fra_0102
23 Apr 98 Kabhoet ~ new_kha.htm BEGINNERS: NJWin 1.6 Checksum Cracking unass. ~ fra_0103
27 Apr 98 Archimede ~ new_archi.htm The total reset protection scheme unass. ~ fra_0104
27 Apr 98 anormal
kindergarten
~ new_anor.htm A new kind of protection? Design your own CPU! advanced ~ fra_0105
27 Apr 98 Masher ~ canterbu1.htm Getright: the beast within unass. ~ fra_0106
27 Apr 98 VucoeT ~ vuctut01.htm CheckPop 1.1 for Windoze95/98/NT4 by Nevis Systems unass. ~ fra_0107
27 Apr 98 Kabhoet ~ ne_khab1.htm Diary Link 97: Menu disable and active by Register Number proj 7 ~ fra_0108
03 May 98 ReZeL ~ rezel1.htm BEGINNERS: A correction/addition to RudeBoy's essay unass. ~ fra_0109
03 May 98 Hs2L ~ hs2l_22.htm Web Browser emulation
(Letting web pages get less info about you)
unass. ~ fra_010A
03 May 98 -MML- ~ origin_1.htm Cracking MicroCal Origin 5.0 in 3 Simple Ways proj 6 ~ fra_010B
03 May 98 +dynamite ~ dynam_1.htm BEGINNERS: Why should we crack a program that DOES NOT CHANGE at all if you register it? unass. ~ fra_010C
03 May 98 Sandman ~ sandma1.htm Cracking MicroCal Origin 5.0 in 3 Simple Ways proj 2 ~ fra_010D
04 May 98 +Aesculapius ~ strain99.htm

The +HCU '99 STRAINER

strainer ~ fra_010E
04 May 98 +Indian_Trail ~ ind_tra1.htm BEGINNERS:Pluckit 3.0 ~ Hip Hip Hurray for Smartcheck proj 8 ~ fra_010F
04 May 98 Marigold ~ marigbox.htm Opening a Vbox full of worms: PreviewParadise lost advanced
timelock
~ fra_0110
04 May 98 Shaman ~ casmw652.htm How to crack an hardcore dongle-protected program advanced
proj 3
~ fra_0111
04 May 98 Little John ~ littlejo1.htm Visual Basic Unprotection... Programmers: don't protect with visual basic! proj 8 ~ fra_0112
05 May 98 +ReZiDeNt ~ rezide7z.htm Reverse Engineering a Compressed Target (Phase I) packers ~ fra_0113
08 May 98 Rudeboy ~ rudebo21.htm Four "atomic" cracking approaches! unass. ~ fra_0114
08 May 98 Ether ~ ether1.htm BEGINNERS, the PSP protection again unass. ~ fra_0115
08 May 98 SLH ~ hutch1.htm The supression and resurrection of assembler programming. papers ~ fra_0116
08 May 98 Marigold ~ marycri1.htm Instant removing of CrypKey (together with a lock) Unwrapping the wrapped progcor ~ fra_0117
08 May 98 Masta ~ winasm_0.htm The resurrection of assembly programming - Essay nr. 0 papers ~ fra_0118
11 May 98 JaZZ ~ crlvent7.htm Corel Ventura 7 trial: Crack it the hard way advanced ~ fra_0119
11 May 98 Iceman ~ iceext1.htm "Extending Softice serie" ("Zauberreversing") advanced
papers
~ fra_011A
16 May 98 Prophecy ~ prophe_1.htm BEGINNERS: An introduction to code generation routines: reversing Teleport Pro v1.29 unass. ~ fra_011B
16 May 98 SLH ~ hutch_61.htm The Bridge: In Pursuit Of Lost Knowledge papers ~ fra_011C
16 May 98 Tek ~ tek1.htm Palmpilot reversing: Experience a brand new taste in cracking papers ~ fra_011D
19 May 98 The RudeBoy ~ rude45.htm Reversing Packed Targets packers ~ fra_011E
21 May 98 SLH ~ hutquest.htm THE QUEST: Building the launch pad papers ~ fra_011F
21 May 98 Goth ~ sales1.htm SalesAgent 3.0: Rsagnt32.dll, TurnKey and Me progcor ~ fra_0120
25 May 98 Masta ~ winasm_1.htm The resurrection of assembly programming - Essay nr. 1 papers ~ fra_0121
27 May 98 Bajunny ~ bayu3.htm Undocumented HASP 3 (no more security through obscurity) advanced
proj 3
~ fra_0122
29 May 98 SLH ~ hutch28.htm Software warriors through the warp papers ~ fra_0123
01 June 98 Q ~ q_tsr601.htm A different approach cracking a DOS CD-protection proj 4 ~ fra_0124
01 June 98 Q ~ q_tv0601.htm "Fixing" AIMS-Lab's VH-TV Program progcor ~ fra_0125
05 June 98 Joa ~ crunchi1.htm Little essay about the various methods and viewpoints of crunching papers ~ fra_0126
05 June 98 +mISu ~ misu1.htm The PicaView32 KeyGenerator (keygenerators in C++) unass. ~ fra_0127
05 June 98 SLH ~ hutch_65.htm The Eye Of The Warrior (a "graphical" windows' paper) papers ~ fra_0128
10 June 98 Joa ~ crunchi2.htm Little essay about the various methods and viewpoints of crunching II papers ~ fra_0129
10 June 98 SLH ~ hutchif1.htm The iron fist (Keeping The Crackers Amused) papers ~ fra_012A
15 June 98 Fravia ~ mmstory.htm What's behind the mm256.dat and mm2048.dat files? proj 9 ~ fra_012B
15 June 98 Xoanon ~ xoa_126.htm PreviewParadise R.I.P. (vboxed programs... bye bye!) timelock ~ fra_012C
             
             
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