decompiler

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decompiler

A program that converts machine language back into a high-level source language. The resulting code may be very difficult to maintain as variables and routines are named generically: A0001, A0002, etc. See disassembler.
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Earlier, XDA Developers, an online software development community, said a Reddit user decompiled the app and found images of the Galaxy S9 in the program's hidden AR feature.
A Redditor named DexterGenius spotted the fake app and decompiled it to understand the rogue behaviour.
Name obfuscation makes the decompiled source harder to understand but the overall flow of the code is not obscured.
Static analysis approaches analyze the decompiled source codes without the execution of Android applications, which have been used by Enck et al.
The app version that was decompiled by Android Police
In the same day Twitter released Vine for Android, Will Smidlein decompiled the Vine app and recreated the portion of the API that allows users to create posts, add titles and insert images.
Enck and his fellow scientists built a program that took the Java bytecode that runs on Android phones and then decompiled it, converting it into something that humans could more easily look at and understand.
it, Comodo's Italian certificate selling service, decompiled a file to obtain the username and password for issuing certificates and was able to issue the nine certificates within 15 minutes of getting the log-in information.
The decompiled code the group made available is in that sense akin to a recipe book for disaster," he said.
50B also states that decompilation is not permitted if the content recipient 'uses the information to create a program which is substantially similar in its expression to the program decompiled or to do any act restricted by copyright.
In extreme cases, such as the Mega Man runs of Bisqwit and Finalfighter, the entire game is decompiled and analyzed at the level of source code for exploits before the run is completed.