среда, 5 сентября 2012 г.

Gray Hat Python

I have finished reading of this slim book and I am really disappointed:
  • python sucks. The only reasons why I am still using it are NetworkX and PyKd
  • CreateRemoteThread doesn`t work since vista times and I am sure this was known in 2009. Actually whole book is full of such little irritating things which just don`t work
  • Immunity debugger & idapython were described very laconically
  • PyEmu is sooooo sloooooow...
[sarcasm mode on]
Why we still don`t have excellent books like "gray hat assembler", "bloody and dirty perl" or "haskell quantum physics lean and mean for dummies in 24 hours" ?
[sarcasm mode off]

    2 комментария:

    1. [start of answer to your sarcassm]: if anybody out-there knows something that it is worth more than the profit he would do from publishing a book he wouldn't publish it. Keep that in mind, since i have recently came to the conclusion that I should research and find new stuff with my bare hands not through a nice book [end of answer IMO]

      lately i found an alternative trick instead of the CreateRemoteTHread, and this trick works on 7+, you can find it here: http://securityxploded.com/ntcreatethreadex.php

      I am love python, since it lets me create something useful very quickly relative to C or Java (these are the languages i am know).
      Yes i have the book you mention too, and i am soso with it, on one hand i found there nice tricks, but on the other hand it just full of content that is available freely on the internet like the ImmDbg API and so on.

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    2. So actually you say "any published book cannot contains some really USEFULL info", right ?

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