Basic Shellcode Exploitation

Francesco Pastore
5 min readOct 9, 2022

Shellcode is one of the main techniques used in binary challenges, usually to obtain a reverse shell.

In this tutorial, we will see what is a shellcode and how to use it by looking at a simple example.

But first, there are some questions to ask.

Shellcode, syscall, and other awesome stuff

What is a shellcode?

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Francesco Pastore

An engineering student in Milan and a web developer for an IT company. Write about programming and cybersecurity topics.