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Commercial binary diffing tool formerly developed by Zynamics, and now freely available by Google. Development discontinued.

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IDAPRO from command line interface: Exporting IDB file to BINEXPORT file

I'm trying to convert my IDB files to BINEXPORT files using the following command that has been advised in many similar questions: "<path-to-idaq.exe>" -A -OExporterModule:<result-...
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BinDiff says Diff Binary does not exist

I'm using BinDiff to perform diff operation between two 32-bit Binaries (one of them is a DLL and the other one an EXE). When I perform the Diff Operation, I get the error message: Adding new Diff ...
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Bindiff matching algorithm

I've started using bindiff recently and struggle to understand matching algorithm. I've read several articles like: T. Dullien and R. Rolles. Graph-based comparison of executable objects, BinSlayer, ...
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Can I invoke IDA's plugin BinDiff from command line?

I am trying to evaluate a very large amount of binaries (thousands) using BinDiff, and currently I only need some instruction level statistics from BinDiff, which can be acquired from its dumped ...
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How to format data exported from BinDiff?

I am using BinDiff 4.0 as a plug-in for IDA Pro 6.5. I know that it is possible to save the results as a .BinDiff file, however is there a way I can format this into a more easily accessible file type?...
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PatchDiff2 Outputting results to a Text File

I have attempted working with BinDiff to compare files and save the output, but unfortunately I am unable to save it to anything other than a .BinDiff or .BinExport file type. To try and counter this ...
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Formatting BinDiff results to a .txt

I have been using BinDiff as a plug-in for IDA Pro. I understand it is not possible to run this plug-in via terminal/batch mode. Is there a way I can export the results to a more readable format such ...
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IDA Pro/IDAPython automation through IDAPython

I have been trying to use IDA Pro (with bindiff) via IDAPython to automate the analysis process of a bios.dump file while outputting the results to a .txt / .asm file. From here I want to use the ...
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How does BinDiff work?

I would like to know what are the basic principles (and maybe a few things about the optimizations and heuristics) of the BinDiff software. Does anyone have a nice and pedagogic explanation of it?