Reverse Engineering Stack Exchange by Kiwix

Q&A for researchers and developers who explore the principles of a system through analysis of its structure, function, and operation

Most popular questions

283 Is there any disassembler to rival IDA Pro? 2013-04-17T00:59:59.900

120 Where can I, as an individual, get malware samples to analyze? 2013-03-23T21:36:15.177

95 How to handle stripped binaries with GDB? No source, no symbols and GDB only shows addresses? 2013-04-27T03:13:34.493

89 What is PLT/GOT? 2013-05-03T08:39:11.810

83 Decent GUI for GDB 2013-03-30T02:30:22.320

68 Analyzing highly obfuscated JavaScript 2013-04-01T03:27:20.483

65 How are the segment registers (fs, gs, cs, ss, ds, es) used in Linux? 2013-05-04T06:18:49.163

62 How can I analyze a potentially harmful binary safely? 2013-03-19T21:27:57.400

62 How do I reverse engineer .so files found in android APKs? 2014-06-17T07:09:58.757

60 What is DLL Injection and how is it used for reversing? 2013-06-14T15:07:25.390

59 Where to find (free) training in reverse engineering? 2013-03-25T23:14:30.373

59 Possibilities for reverse engineering an ipa file to its source 2013-04-05T10:55:56.913

57 Visualizing ELF binaries 2014-08-02T07:59:06.597

53 What is the purpose of 'mov edi, edi'? 2013-03-25T09:56:00.087

50 Bypassing copy protection in microcontrollers using glitching 2013-04-10T10:04:44.750

49 What is a good Java decompiler and deobfuscator? 2013-03-29T15:44:07.180

49 Where to find information about a file format? 2013-04-04T07:49:50.253

49 how can I diff two x86 binaries at assembly code level? 2013-04-21T13:57:12.093

46 How to know in which language/technology program (.exe) is written? 2014-01-05T07:02:16.673

44 How do I add functionality to an existing binary executable? 2013-03-23T13:55:12.740

40 Unpacking binaries in a generic way 2013-03-20T15:25:47.117

40 Decompiling iPhone App 2014-04-18T10:11:59.700

39 convert this x86 ASM to C? 2013-05-25T19:15:24.437

39 What are the targets of professional reverse software engineering? 2014-10-15T04:47:33.150

38 Is there any way to decompile a .NET assembly or program? 2013-03-20T16:18:40.027

37 Is reverse engineering and using parts of a closed source application legal? 2013-03-20T13:14:09.463

35 How does one reverse engineer a SWF file? 2013-03-21T22:09:35.767

35 How can I reverse optimized integer division/modulo by constant operations? 2013-03-30T07:14:20.033

34 How do I figure out what is burned on an Arduino ROM? 2013-03-21T14:30:15.477

34 What is the reason for this method to call itself? 2013-04-08T12:42:47.817

33 What hints in machine code can point me to the compiler which was used to generate it? 2013-03-19T20:01:48.563

33 Reverse engineering T-Disk barcodes for Tassimo coffee makers 2014-03-20T16:45:59.747

32 How can I analyse an executable with no read permission? 2013-03-20T21:22:29.067

31 What is the current state of the art for platform modeling? 2013-03-19T19:05:55.320

31 Open source GUI tool for decomposing a PDF 2013-04-03T03:09:07.193

30 What is a FLIRT signature? 2013-03-23T08:48:10.120

30 Why is disassembly not an exact science? 2013-08-04T13:43:59.523

29 Why there are not any disassemblers that can generate re-assemblable asm code? 2014-03-06T00:50:44.160

28 Decompiling Android application 2013-03-20T09:02:41.433

28 What kinds of steps can I take to make my C++ application harder to reverse engineer? 2013-03-21T11:05:10.740

28 Why are machine code decompilers less capable than for example those for the CLR and JVM? 2013-03-27T10:12:23.533

28 How do I identify and use JTAG? 2013-03-29T18:32:04.087

27 What is a good tools to reverse the effects of Minify on JavaScript? 2013-03-20T14:15:38.103

26 How do you reverse engineer an EXE "compiled" with PyInstaller 2013-03-22T14:01:31.240

26 How do I move from RCE being a hobby to RCE being a profession? 2013-04-16T23:13:49.257

26 Why are special tools required to ascertain the differences between two related binary code files? 2013-04-22T21:30:23.277

25 How do I acquire SoftICE? 2013-04-01T17:53:15.223

25 What symbol tables stay after a strip In ELF format? 2013-07-26T17:24:18.553

24 Reversing an FPGA circuit 2013-03-20T17:27:34.680

24 How to reverse engineer a proprietary data file format (e.g. Smartboard Notebook)? 2013-03-25T21:45:01.723


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