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The IDA Pro Book, 2nd Edition by Chris Eagle

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Automating Debugger Tasks

In Chapter 15 through Chapter 19, we covered the basics of IDA scripting and the IDA SDK and demonstrated the usefulness of these capabilities during static analysis of binaries. Launching a process and working in the more dynamic environment of a debugger doesn’t make scripting and plug-ins any less useful. Interesting uses for the automation provided by scripts and plug-ins include analyzing runtime data available while a process is being debugged, implementing complex breakpoint conditions, and implementing measures to subvert anti-debugging techniques.

Scripting Debugger Actions

All of the IDA scripting capabilities discussed in Chapter 15 continue to be accessible when you are using the IDA debugger. Scripts may be ...

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