PE Section Name Descriptions, (Sun, Jul 2nd)

PE files (.exe, .dll, ...) have sections: a section with code, one with data, ... Each section has a name, and different compilers use different section names. Section names can help us identify the compiler and the type of PE file we are analyzing.

@Hexacorn compiled a list of section names with corresponding description, you can find the latest version here. I find this list so useful, that I included it (with permission) in my tool. pecheck is a Python tool to analyze PE files, based on Ero Carrera width:1067px" />

Didier Stevens

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