Microsoft is hiring advanced professionals

I discovered one more interesting blog for myself: Microsoft Advanced Windows Debugging and Troubleshooting. At the same time, I noticed that Microsoft hires professionals who are good in low level staff – reverse engineering and debugging of complex solutions which requires knowledge of assembler language & advanced knowledge of undocumented internals of Windows. This, I …

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explorer.exe is in danger :)

Kaspersky (http://www.kaspersky.com/) recently released a signature update that treats explore.exe as a virus. This false signature may affect those people who set the option ‘delete virus’ ON – it let’s anvtivirus delete the suspicious binary from file system. I guess, it may cause unpredictable results, even if WFP (Windows File Protection) will try to recover …

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The case of Task Manager that does not kill

Quite long time ago, my friend Vadym Stetsiak described a bug of Task Manager, which allows to disallow (!) the killing of a process, if it’s name is lsass.exe. In order to test this bug, you can rename any executable file into lsass.exe, run it, and than try to kill it from Task Manager. You …

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