How to use TitanEngine and its plugins?
December 16, 2009

How to use TitanEngine and its plugins?

There was a lot of response and quality feedback about our latest TitanEngine release. One of the questions we got is "How to use the engine and its plugins?". That is why we made this video which shows a quick example on how to compile the UPX sample and use our Nexus plugin in order to unpack samples which can't be run on the system because one or more of their dependencies is missing. Sounds cool?

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TitanEngine 2.0.2
December 14, 2009

TitanEngine 2.0.2

TitanEngine just got its new major update we labeled as TitanEngine 2.0.2. Even though the version incrementation is small the number of changes and the pure size of the code is vast. That is why we dedicate today's blog for listing all additions and changes done to the engine.

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Complex static unpackers, may the force be with you!
November 30, 2009

Complex static unpackers, may the force be with you!

Commonly targets chosen for demonstration of TitanEngine static unpacking functions were very simple and so the code that unpacks the target would be very short but still enough to understand the basic principal of static unpackers. But today we do something very different. We decent into madness by testing the far limits of the TitanEngine and ourselves. Yoda's Crypter is one though nut to crack so may the force be with us on this journey.

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From Russia with Love, nPack story
November 22, 2009

From Russia with Love, nPack story

Dynamic unpacking has a couple of benefits and couple of drawbacks. Main benefit would of course be the quick unpacker writing and natural resilience to minor packer changes including multiple shell versions that use different compression and/or encryption algorithms. Our only real concern would be possibility of file malformation so that the file we are unpacking does a jail break.

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Seek PackMan and press play on tape!
November 15, 2009

Seek PackMan and press play on tape!

After a few weeks we return to building unpackers with an interesting packer called Packman. Even though this is a pretty straight forward packer there are a few details that make us learn a trick or two while working on this unpacker.

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Halloween reversing
October 30, 2009

Halloween reversing

Halloween is a special time of year and it deserves a special blog we might call "writing unpackers in reverse". But wait, writing unpackers in reverse... isn't that packer writing?

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