Register Reassignment

Created the Saturday 23 March 2019. Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago.

Register reassignment is a technique used in code obfuscation and anti-disassembling to make reverse engineering and analysis more difficult. It involves modifying the instructions in a program to use different registers in different versions or instances of the program. This can make it more difficult for a reverse engineer or disassembler to understand the program's behavior, as the register assignments may not be immediately apparent or may change over time.

This technique is often used in malware to evade detection and analysis by security tools, as it can make the code more complex and less predictable. By switching registers in different versions of the code, the malware can evade signature-based detection techniques and make it more difficult for analysts to understand and analyze the code.



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