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Stack Frames Sented by Shon

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Stack Frames

A Look From Inside

Teaches you exactly how program memory content and organization is vital for computer security, especially Unix-like operating systems. You will learn how it is manipulated to take control of a computer system, as well as the countermeasures that system designers set up to avoid this. Neither a guide for hackers nor an all-out theory book, this book is ideal for anyone studying computer security who wants to learn by doing.

Using a practical approach, you will understand how stack frames relate to hardware and software theory and the various GNU/Linux distributions, before moving on to Base 2, 8 and 16 notations, executables and libraries. Lastly you will go in-depth to understand the intricacies of stack frames. A vital resource for all computer security students and enthusiasts, add Stack Frames: A Look Inside to your library today.

What You Will Learn

  •  In-depth knowledge on activation records of functions, and how this information can be used.
  • A better understanding on how conventions used by compilers work.
  • Clarify some concepts on libraries and their relationship with executable programs.
  • Get, or recall, technical skills using compilers, debuggers, and other tools.

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Book pages: 171

ISBN: 148422180X

Book language: en

File size: 9.28 MB

File type: pdf

Published: 09 April 2019 - 12:20