So you made a file that runs, but what is it really?

Read this: https://linux-audit.com/elf-binaries-on-linux-understanding-and-analysis/

Use file, readelf, strings, hexdump, and dumpelf to learn more about your program. Don't really worry about understanding things. Just play with it for a few minutes.


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