In this and the following chapter we cover the heart of what puts the Interactive in IDA Pro, which is, in a nutshell, ease of navigation and ease of manipulation. The focus of this chapter is navigation; specifically, we show how IDA facilitates moving around a disassembly in a logical manner. So far, we have shown that at a basic level IDA simply combines the features of many common reverse engineering tools into an integrated disassembly display. Navigating around the display is one of the essential skills required in order to master IDA. Static disassembly listings offer no inherent navigational capability other ...

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