64-bit Microsoft Office Applications Do Not Like Stack Walking

Our Office plugin development team was researching some problems with Office and they found this problem. Our SpyStudio tool intercepts application system calls and retrieves the called functions by inspecting the call-stack. We were unable to access stack information in the last few 64-bit releases of Microsoft Office products. When we use SpyStudio to intercept an Office […]

Cloud Development: the dictatorship of the mainstream services’ APIs

You can reverse engineer binary applications but you cannot reverse engineer the cloud. When Google deprecates a web service, Facebook eliminates an API, or Twitter imposes tougher API restrictions, all dependant services fall like dominoes. The weakest link in the chain is the cloud services that you can’t run or port anywhere: we no longer […]

How to migrate NK2 Auto complete cache “suggested contacts” from Microsoft Outlook 2003 or 2007 to Microsoft Outlook 2010

Thanks to our Windows Development Services and Windows driver development teams for the help to write this tutorial Note You must exit Outlook 2003, 2007, 2010 before starting the following procedure. The names will be included in AutoComplete when you restart Outlook. 1. On the computer (Office 2003 or 2007) with the saved AutoComplete names, go to “drive: Documents […]

Next moves: SpyStudio, Deviare, OEAPI for Vista, NKT WAB LGPL

As you may already know, Nektra core skills & knowledge can be briefly summarized in system internals & problem solving, innovation and creativity. We were working hard to introduce new products in the market and it’s very stimulating when you receive “Wows!” from people who can appreciate the complex stuff we have made. Our next […]