Microsoft Research Detours v3 Professional is a library for instrumenting arbitrary Win32 functions on x86, x64, and IA64 machines. Now you can intercept Win32 functions by re-writing the in-memory code for target functions.
How to inject code into another processes address space, and then execute it in the context of this process.; Author: Robert Kuster; Updated: 21 Aug 2003; Section: Threads, Processes & IPC; Chapter: General Programming; Updated: 21 Aug 2003
If you dabble in this area then you’ll already know that Microsoft Research's Detours pretty much sets the benchmark when it comes to API hooking. Why don't we get a comparison out of the way quickly then?