Updates to iOS Debugger Tutorial

We have updated our iOS Debugging Tutorial. It has some new sections that should be of particular interest: “Debugging the DYLD Shared Cache” discusses how to combine IDA’s incremental dyldcache loading functionality with the iOS Debugger. “Debugging System Applications” is a concrete example of how to use IDA to debug an iOS system daemon on a jailbroken […]

IDA Pro 7.5 SP1 released

Hex-Rays announces the release of Service Pack 1 (SP1) for IDA Pro 7.5. We recently launched IDA Pro v7.5 and IDA Home, Hex-Rays’ latest, affordable professional-grade solution tailored for reverse engineering hobbyists. We are glad to announce today the release of IDA 7.5 SP1. This service pack contains enhancements and fixes to the 7.5 version, partly […]

IDA 7.5: Qt 5.6.3 configure options & patch

A handful of our users have already requested information regarding the Qt 5.6.3 build, that is shipped with IDA 7.5. 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 […]

IDA Pro 7.5 released

Hex-Rays announces the release of IDA Pro 7.5! IDA Pro is certainly the fastest and most reliable software solution to support professionals in their reverse-engineering work. Version 7.5 has been developed to improve the IDA experience further. It notably introduces the following features: Tree folder structure: you can now organize your work in a hierarchical tree […]

IDA 7.3: Qt 5.6.3 configure options & patch

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 […]

IDA 7.4 and Python 3.8

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, […]

Environment variable editor

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 […]

IDA 7.4: Qt 5.6.3 configure options & patch

A handful of our users have already requested information regarding the Qt 5.6.3 build, that is shipped with IDA 7.4. 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 […]