Retrieve lost passwords using Windows hooks. PasswordSpy is not intended for mischievous purposes. (The source code was revised and an addendum to the article was added.)
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This article describes what a CRC is, how to generate them, what they can be used for, and lastly source code showing how it's done.
Anyone who has ever used advanced security in Windows NT has probably run across SIDs before. SID is an acronym for Security IDentifier. All the Win32 API that work with SIDs use a binary representation. This article shows how to convert between string and binary representations of SIDs.
This short article is a "how to" article describing the process of creating 256 color icons and cursors of any color using nothing but DevStudio.