Questions tagged [ida]
Interactive Disassembler Professional (formerly IDA Pro), a proprietary multi-platform disassembler by Hex-Rays.
Tools to work cooperatively on the same binary
What's a working tool/methodology to work cooperatively on the same binary (if possible in parallel), that is proven to work? I used various methods long ago to share information with others, but not ...
Treating independent code as a function in IDA Pro
When reverse engineering programs, I often find functions like the one below. This function in particular has a set of nested if/else blocks (pink boxes) which would typically be fairly easy to ...
What is a FLIRT signature?
I've seen this referenced in a couple of other questions on this site. But what's a FLIRT signature in IDA Pro? And when would I create my own for use?
Static analysis of C++ binaries
When reverse engineering binaries compiled from C++, it is common to see many indirect calls to function pointers in vtables. To determine where these calls lead, one must always be aware of the ...
What are the essential IDA Plugins or IDA Python scripts that you use? [closed]
I'm a bit of a novice with IDA Pro, and have been discovering some of the excellent plugins available from the RE community as well as its vendors. My small list of plugins that I have found extremely ...
How is a structure located within a disassembled program?
I took a basic 40-hr Reverse Engineering course a few summers ago. While teaching us to use IDAPro, the instructor demonstrated, rather quickly and without explaining much, how to label certain ...