Breaking Code

February 6, 2009

Manipulating windows belonging to other processes

Filed under: Tools — Tags: , , , , — Mario Vilas @ 4:51 pm

Hello again. 🙂

Here’s a Python script that can be used to write Windows UI fuzzers and testers. It requires the win32 python extensions that can be downloaded from here (already included in the ActiveState distribution).


Download the code:


  1. why would you want to fuzz a window!!?

    Comment by jul — February 16, 2009 @ 8:17 pm

  2. You may want to fuzz a window to test a program. Not all fuzzing is security related, you know. 🙂

    But alas, there are also security related bugs involving windows! Sometimes window handlers trust internally sent messages just too much – this is called a “shatter attack”.

    You can read more about it here:

    Comment by Mario Vilas — February 17, 2009 @ 3:19 pm

  3. That was a retarded comment jul, please think for a fucking second before posting.

    Comment by Alfred — February 17, 2009 @ 4:00 pm

  4. LOL

    Comment by Mario Vilas — February 17, 2009 @ 4:23 pm

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