Dynamic analysis with debugging

There is nothing better than verifying what we assumed during our static analysis. Simply running the program and entering the password should finish the job:

Deadlisting is as important as debugging a program. Both can be done at the same time. Debugging can help speed up the deadlisting process as it is also validated at the same time. For this exercise, we're going to redo the analysis of passcode.exe by using x32dbg from https://x64dbg.com

After opening passcode.exe in x32dbg, registering EIP will be at a high memory region. This is definitely not in any part of the passcode.exe image:

To go around this, ...

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