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Hypervisor From Scratch – Part 1: Basic Concepts & Configure Testing Environment

Sina Karvandi 14

Hello everyone! Welcome to the first part of a multi-part series of tutorials called “Hypervisor From Scratch”. As the name implies, this course contains technical details to create a basic Virtual Machine based on hardware virtualization. If you follow the course, you’ll be able to create your own virtual environment and you’ll get an understanding of how VMWare, VirtualBox, KVM and other virtualization softwares use processors’ facilities to create a virtual environment. Introduction Both Intel and AMD support virtualization in their…

PyKD Tutorial – part 2

Sina Karvandi 0

The content of this post is the second part of PyKD Tutorials, so make sure to read this topic first, then continue reading this topic. Breakpoints Breakpoints are such useful things and can give you the power of analyzing programs in a better and easier way by using PyKD. In the API Reference they introduce setBp function in the following way : [crayon-5ed57323e75a4354612487/] As you can see, setBp can give a pointer as its first argument and a python function as the second…

PyKD Tutorial – part 1

Sina Karvandi 0

Using windbg script syntax is such annoying thing that almost all reverse engineers have problems dealing with it but automating debugging gives such a power that can’t be easily ignored. A good solution to solve this problem is using the power and simplicity of Python and Windbg together. If you aware, Windbg also supports c-like binaries as extensions so there is a praiseworthy tool called PyKD which does the hard thing and connects Python and Windbg together in a straight and usable…