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Memory Dump Analysis Anthology, Volume 3 by Dmitry Vostokov

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Chapter 11. Memory Visualization

The Art of Memory Corruption

An interesting observation on how people perceive visualized computer memory where every byte, word or double word is interpreted as a pixel. The printing company initially rejected the interior of DLL Art book (ISBN-13: 978-1-906717-36-0) containing pictures from process memory dumps (Volume 1, page 532) because they thought that the art images were corrupt in PDF file I submitted. They accepted the book after I told them that images were normal and not corrupt.

Visualizing Secondary Storage

A page file, when represented as a bitmap picture image, looks like a picture of a complete memory dump due to its purpose as a backup to physical memory. Here is a picture of a 1.3 GB pagefile.sys ...

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