Uninformed: Informative Information for the Uninformed

Vol 7» 2007.May

Potential Uses

The ability to intercept an application's memory accesses is an interesting concept but without much use beyond simple statistical and visual analysis. Even though this is the case, the data that can be collected by analyzing memory access behavior can make it possible to perform much more extensive forms of dynamic binary analysis. This section will give a brief introduction to some of the hypothetical areas that might benefit from being able to understand the memory access behavior of an application.