BIOS Disassembly Ninjutsu Uncovered
by Darmawan Salihun
Publisher: A-List Publishing 2006
Number of pages: 579
Explaining security vulnerabilities, possible exploitation scenarios, and prevention in a systematic manner, this guide to BIOS exploitation describes the reverse-engineering techniques used to gather information from BIOS and expansion ROMs. SMBIOS/DMI exploitation techniques -- including BIOS rootkits and computer defense -- and the exploitation of embedded x86 BIOS are also covered.
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This book covers assembly language programming for the x86 family of microprocessors. The objective is to teach how to program in x86 assembly, as well as the basic architecture of x86 processor family. The book for readers at the intermediate level.
by Ed Jorgensen - University of Nevada, Las Vegas
The purpose of this text is to provide a simple and free reference for university level programming and architecture units that include a brief section covering MIPS assembly language. The text uses the QtSpim simulator.
by Dennis Yurichev - yurichev.com
Here are some of my notes about reverse engineering in English language for those beginners who would like to learn to understand x86 (which accounts for almost all executable software in the world) and ARM code created by C/C++ compilers.
This book is about the disassembly of x86 machine code into human-readable assembly, and the decompilation of x86 assembly code into human-readable C or C++ source code. Some topics covered will be common to all computer architectures.