Chapter 24. THE IDA DEBUGGER

THE IDA DEBUGGER

IDA made its name as a disassembler, and it is clearly one of the finest tools available for performing static analysis of binaries. Given the sophistication of modern anti–static analysis techniques, it is not uncommon to combine static analysis techniques with dynamic analysis techniques in order to take advantage of the best of both worlds. Ideally, all of these tools would be integrated into a single package. With version 4.5, IDA introduced an integrated Windows PE debugger, thus solidifying IDA’s role as a general-purpose reverse engineering tool. With successive versions, IDA’s debugging capabilities have been ...

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