Purchased Rootkits | Subverting the Windows Kernel


A month ago I have bought Rootkits, Subverting the Windows Kernel by Greg Hoglund and James Butler and I find it superb.  If you are a rootkit developer or looking to be one, this is a must have book that you need to get a hold of.  It teaches you generally the stuffs you want to learn such as hiding processes, files and directories, registries and lots more.  Conquering the kernel level as well as beating up Antiviruses are one of the topics that are discussed on!  Recently I am busy with my final years so I hope I can find time to post some useful articles.

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Are you a rootkit developer?


Are you a rootkit developer?  Can you fulfill my idea in the Ideas and Challenges page?  I am looking for some articles or any resources that can help me solve the following.

  • Hide a process
  • Hide a file
  • Hide a registry
  • Hide a port
  • Contact userland application, vice versa
  • Keystroke logging

If you by chance come across any articles or books related to this please do let me know!

Analyzing network packets


Those of you that think of yourself as a hacker, do you know what does a network packet look like?  Have you ever read network packets in your life, do you know how they work?  Take a look in the TCP packet below and try to figure out what the packet is doing as well as getting the source ip address and port of the sender.

00 1c f0 39 8e 45 00 1c  f0 8a a1 71 08 00 45 00
00 34 06 6e 40 00 80 06  9a 0e c0 a8 01 02 45 a2
52 fb c0 a7 00 50 a1 f6  7c bb 00 00 00 00 80 02
20 00 15 25 00 00 02 04  05 b4 01 03 03 02 01 01
04 02

Tips: Think of the packet as an Ethernet frame.

Rootkits | Subverting the Windows Kernel


Are you a programmer that loves to design malicious application?  Do you find malicious applications that you have made are easily detected by anti-virus software (oh come on, Fully Un-detectable (FUD) isn’t going to last long)?  Do you know the difference of user and kernel space?  Ever wanted to be able to stay on the same level as the anti-virus as well as getting rid of it?

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