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Zen and the Art of Dongle Cracking

Well, our dongle cracking project was being a little neglected… which is not nice, yet somehow understandable… huge economic interests are in play here, and many ‘lower’ crackers prefer to find an ‘economic’ arrangement with the dongle producers instead of publishing their (simple) cracks… (which is something that real +crackers should never do!)And we have…

Kremlin 2.0: they learn, we learn

Well, merry Xmas to anyone… since on Xmas everybody is nice, I sent an email to Mark Rosen (Author of Kremlin, a very nice guy, see his complete letter inside Jon’s Blowfish essay) and I wrote to him:>Your last protection cracked, may I publish?and he answered immediately:Sure. You can publish the crack, but please don’t…

Quake2 CD-Rom reversing

Cracking Quake2 (Cracking "the most anticipated game of the decade")  Well that’s what quake2 has been called. The game was released         in the USA on December 9th, although it has been availible for         download on the internet since last month. In this essay we are going to explore a cd-check crack and an…

Happy VB5 cracking

First i would like to thanks Fravia+, +gthorne, the_owl, niabi, razzi, josephco and all of you guys that i can’t remember now. This is my small contribution for the war against our beloved bill and Micro$oft, i hope you enjoy this tute. Tools needed: -Softice (I’m using v3.2) -Wdasm -Hex editor   Blackwindow  v3.21 Blackwidow…

Advanced protection schemes

Hi dear Fravia,I’m not a cracker myself, but I’ve been creating some protections inside some of myscientific research data analysis programs. These were only to protect myself from mytoo-lazy coworkers – they would like my programs, and sometimes they were so lazythat they wouldn’t bother writing a 2000 line program, but would spend much time…

Object Oriented Protecting: the case of the tl32v20.dll

Object Oriented Protecting: the case of the tl32v20.dll       (Timelock vagaries inside DisKeeper Trial 3.0 for NT Workstation)   ==================================================== Target: us_dkwstr_i.zip (length: 1,854,701 bytes , Build 176t)        A defragment tools for Windows NT 4.0 Workstation Tools:      1.) SoftIce for NT      2.) W32Dasm  (Windows disassembler)  <— not necessary 3.) tl32v20.dll (91,648 bytes) Preface: The protection of…

BEGINNERS: Prassi CD-REP trial stupid protection

In the world of protections you can still find stupid protections. Stupid protections are protection schemes you can remove as soon as you see the disassembly code. Here is another example of these. If you’re a beginner in reverse engineering you can read this otherwise forget this article: it’s only for beginners! Soft : Prassi…

Palmtops cracking (HP100/200lx)

PALMTOPS CRACKING– A (LATE) TUTORIAL FOR THE HP 100/200lx –(ex: QuickStar Fax Pro V1.10 for HP)  by Frog’s Print -: ) You probably know (or at least have heard about) those small computers that fit in the palm of your hand and in your pocket: Hewlett Packard HP 95/100/200LX. Though other companies (i.e. Psion…) have…

DOS Navigator v1.50: how to spy our targets

DOS  Navigator v1.50(TSR spying/cracking)   by Frog’s Print -: ) As the name says, DOS Navigator v1.5 (available at http://www.ritlabs.com/dn/ from the authors of THE_BAT!, an e-mail program with a nice protection that may drive crazy some newbyes…) is a DOS file manager. It can handle any kind of file manipulation, viewing, edition, drag & drop,…

Software history and cracking (CuteFTP)

How to reverse Cuteftp32 V2.0 After installing this Program, a NagScreen tell us thatthe program is fully functional for a 30 day period, whenit finished some functions will be disabled.Hit Cancel because we don’t want to begin our trial period. Because we have a lot of experience with this kind of protections we won’t lose…