Articles Written by Brian Friesen

CRC32: Generating a checksum for a file

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.

Converting SIDs Between Strings and Binary

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.

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