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How to identify obfuscated code

The whole idea of obfuscation is to make it hard to read - so if you can't read the code when you reverse engineer it, it is probably obfuscated.

Or you aren't very good at reading reverse engineered code. Could be both. :laugh:
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Open the EXE or DLL file in Reflector or similar products and look inside the assembly.

If you see the following then it will probably be obfuscated:
- private/internal names (gray names in reflector) with non English/readable characters
- class names with non English/readable characters
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sp1786 29-Jun-12 4:35am    
Hi mehdi,

yes the decompiled code does have classes with naming convention like $UnnamedClass$0xf8d8d908$09$.cs

does this mean code is obfuscated ?
Mehdi Gholam 29-Jun-12 4:45am    
These could be anonymous classes, if the source is decompiled to cs files then it probably is not obfuscated (not by a good obfuscator at least) as they don't allow decompilation.
sp1786 29-Jun-12 5:27am    
Dear Mehdi,

The decompiled code is without main method in all the available classes. I see structures and interfaces only
internal struct Struct23


public struct finaldata

How to study this code?? How can i get main method?
Mehdi Gholam 29-Jun-12 5:34am    
If it is a DLL then it won't have a main method.
sp1786 29-Jun-12 5:35am    
its an exe.the decompiled code is without main method. I wanted the same. how can i get it?

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