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Learning iOS Forensics by Pasquale Stirparo, Mattia Epifani

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Automating the analysis

This paragraph will quickly introduce some tools that will help you during the analysis either by speeding up the most common tasks or providing you with some extra and very useful functionalities.

The iOS Reverse Engineering Toolkit

The iOS Reverse Engineering Toolkit (iRET) is a set of tools that allows you to automate a series of tasks in order to analyze and reverse engineer the iOS applications. The interesting feature of this toolkit is that everything happens directly on the device, while you have a web interface to interact with it. Before installing iRET, you will need to install the following dependencies, all of which can be downloaded and installed via Cydia: Python (2.5.1 or 2.7), coreutils, Erica Utilities, ...

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