I realized that it is quite easy to make FindCrypt work with big endian programs. For that we just need to know the size of each constant array element and swap them if required. So here is the second version of FindCrypt. It introduces the following improvements:
- it works with both little and big endian programs
- it knows to reuse old slots in the bookmarks if run repeatedly
- it is fully automatic and scans each new created database. manual scan is still available
Future possible improvement: a tool which would extract constant arrays from the source code of any project. This tool can be written on perl or python and will be quite simple (we only have to handle constant array definitions in C). More sophisticated tool could also take care of type definitions like “typedef long LONG”…
For your convenience, here are links to both versions: findcrypt.zip and findcrypt2.zip
Compare them to see the differences, there aren’t many!