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How to Write a Simple Packer/Unpacker with a Self-Extractor (SFX)

, 21 Sep 2003 91.5K 2.4K 49
An example of writing a self-extracting archive using pack and unpack routines.
packersfx_files.zip
Binaries
packer.exe
unpacker.exe
unpacksfxstub.exe
packer.dsp
packer.dsw
unpacker.dsp
unpacker.dsw
unpacksfxstub.dsp
unpacksfxstub.dsw

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Elias Bachaalany
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Elias (aka lallousx86, @0xeb) has always been interested in the making of things and their inner workings.

His computer interests include system programming, reverse engineering, writing libraries, tutorials and articles.

In his free time, and apart from researching, his favorite reading topics include: dreams, metaphysics, philosophy, psychology and any other human/mystical science.

Former employee of Hex-Rays (the creators of IDA Pro), was responsible about many debugger plugins, IDAPython project ownership and what not.

Elias currently works at Microsoft as a software security engineer.

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