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Questions tagged [automation]

The use of executable programs or scripts to achieve well-defined sequences of operations without human interaction.

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(MacOS) disable codesign check / run codesign on multiple files

so I have two questions, I'll try to keep it short (also, im a noob): I run logic pro x and other software to make music, and some third party plugins make program crash if they get a: Exception ...
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Automating a crackme solving process

Let's say we have a simple crackme, which asks for a password. After verifying it, eax will contain 1 if it is correct, and 0 otherwise. Is there a way (I am interested both in Linux and Windows) for ...
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Automating bypassing anti-debug checks

I'm working on bypassing the anti-debug checks of an unpacker in x64dbg. My end goal is to bypass all of the checks so that I can run the (unmodified) process with a debugger attached without any ...
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X86 Simple semantic similarity analysis

First of all I'm not asking for an implementation or anything, I'm more asking for advice on a course exercise I'm doing. The environment we can use is IDAPython. So the problem is this, we're given ...
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How to create empty IDB file with IDApython?

Is it possible to create empty idb file using idapython? My intention is to use it afterwards to populate with several binary code blobs and run some analysis on the resulting idb file and all this ...
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How to automatically rename some IDA functions from a given list?

I have a text file which contains a list of function name and address pairs, structured like this : 194C:841B LoadMessage 194C:8429 ShowDialog ... Is there a way (eg: script, automation, ...) to ...
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How to identify code ran when clicking on an object in a game

I've played with using software like cheat engine to modify memory, null out code and even inject some code of my own. However finding the right spot to modify is always a difficulty. I'd like to be ...
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Automating a custom QGraphicsObject control in an external QT based process

I have injected a DLL into an external application that is based on the QT framework. I, then, use the method QApplication::allWidgets() and iterate through the list of widgets to find a QGraphicsView ...
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Making plugins for Ollydbg 2

I have been looking around for ways to make plugins in Ollydbg 2 and I haven't seen a good amount of information;I keep finding guides for Immunity Dbg or how to make plugins work. I don't mind ...
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IDAPython load PDB-file of analysed binary

in a python-script which I'm writing I need the possibility to load via IDA-Python the PDB-File of the analysed binary (PE-File). I know how to load a PDB-File via GUi but I need this scripted. Has ...
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Using an existing IDB from IDA command line interface

Is there any way to use an existing IDB from the IDA command line interface ? I went through the list of command line switches here but there isn't any related switches. As I am currently scripting ...
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Force IDA starter 6.5 to disassemble encrypted in autonomous mode

I'm using IDA Starter 6.5 on linux. (Debian Wheezy 32bit) I would like to perform batch analysis on a bunch of iOS apps with an IDAPython script. To do so, I use command as such, to call text ...
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Detecting recursive functions in IDA

How can I detect/mark recursive functions in IDA? Trivial method would be to check every function's call list and if it calls itself then it's recursive. I'ld like to put a comment or some kind of ...
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Opinions and suggestions regarding malware sandboxes [closed]

I'm relatively new in the field of automatic malware analysis and I'd like to ask about hands-on opinions about sandboxes in the following aspects: extensibility of the product - adding your own ...
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How to investigate function calls across a batch of targets?

Say I have a collection of N executables, where N is large enough to make repetitive manual analysis tedious. I want to process all of these files and extract information about certain function calls, ...