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AfterShock

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Award ID:
76552
Program Year/Program:
2005 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
O043-SP2-1042
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Architecture Technology Corporation
9971 Valley View Road Eden Prairie, MN 55344-
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2005
Title: AfterShock
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Contract: FA8650-05-C-8020
Award Amount: $99,425.00
 

Abstract:

Architecture Technology Corp. (ATC) proposes a reverse-engineering toolset named AfterShock. This toolset will use dynamic analysis and will build one work done for ATC's static reverse-engineering tool, Earthquake. AfterShock will use Valgrind, an open-source dynamic code modifying tool, to gather data from execution traces of the target program. AfterShock will then analyze and convert those traces into ObRTL, an intermediate language developed for Earthquake. Lastly, AfterShock will have a GUI that lets users analyze the execution traces and identify program features, like variables, loops, branches, and functions. ATC expects AfterShock to be better than the state-of-the-art toolset: a debugger and disassembler. AfterShock will gather data faster than in a debugger, ease analysis by using the clean ObRTL language rather than idiosyncratic assembly language, and be useful in more situations than a disassembler.

Principal Investigator:

Michael D. Nahas
R&D Engineer
9528295864
mnahas@atcorp.com

Business Contact:

Kenneth J. Thurber
President
9528295864
kthurber@atcorp.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

ARCHITECTURE TECHNOLOGY CORP.
9971 Valley View Road Eden Prairie, MN 55344

EIN/Tax ID: 411403674
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No