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An executable file is used to perform tasks according to encoded instructions. Executable files are sometimes also referred to as binaries which technically can be considered a sub class of executable files.
There are multiple types of executables:
- DOS, Windows
- Wikipedia: Portable Executable
- MZ, PE-COFF executable file format (EXE)
- The Internal of Reloc .text, Full Disclosure Mailing list, October 21, 2013
- pefile, multi-platform Python module to read and work with Portable Executable (aka PE) files