The 2020 European IDA training course will take place in Liège, Belgium on December 14–18, 2020. The first three days (14-15-16 Dec.) will be devoted to the standard IDA training. The following two days (17-18 Dec.) to a course on Programming for IDA. Training will be both theoretical and practical. After each theoretical section […]
Our website has been active for many years (since 2007, I believe) and its content has grown a lot since then. Coding practices, content management, design and web technologies have evidently evolved at a rapid pace since the early 2000’s but — for lack of time and because everybody was very busy making IDA […]
A handful of our users have already requested information regarding the Qt 5.6.3 build, that is shipped with IDA 7.3. Configure options Here are the options that were used to build the libraries on: Windows: …\5.6.3\configure.bat “-nomake” “tests” “-qtnamespace” “QT” “-confirm-license” “-accessibility” “-opensource” “-force-debug-info” “-platform” “win32-msvc2015” “-opengl” “desktop” “-prefix” “C:/Qt/5.6.3-x64” Note that you will have to build with Visual […]
As several of our users have noticed, IDA 7.4 Windows installer refuses to use Python 3.8.0 if you installed it. You can usually observe output similar to following: ———- Checking installs from “Python Software Foundation” Checking “Python 3.8 (64-bit)” (3.8) Found: “C:\Program Files\Python38\” (version: 3.8.0 (’38’)) Ignoring unusable Python 3.8.0 No Python installations were found ———- So why exactly is 3.8.0 “unusable”? Well, […]
Normally, to change environment variables in a running process, one has to terminate the process, edit the environment variables and re-run the process. In this blog entry we are going to write an IDAPython script that allows us to add, edit or delete environment variables in a running process directly. To achieve this we will […]
IDA 7.4 will still ship with IDAPython for Python 2.7 by default, but users will now have the opportunity to pick IDAPython for Python 3.x at installation-time!
We invite our Lumina users to read this short announcement
IDA 7.4 will ship with the IDAPython “IDA 6.x” compatibility layer off by default. Please see this article for more information!
The problem The “command-line input” (CLI), situated at the bottom of IDA’s window, is a very powerful tool to quickly execute commands in the language that is currently selected. Typically, that language will be Python, and one can use helpers such as idc.here() to retrieve the address of the cursor location. However, when some debuggers such as […]