IDA 8.2 Service Pack 1 released

Service Pack 1 (SP1) for IDA 8.2 is now available. This is primarily a bugfix release. How to request the new versions All new versions are free for users with an active support plan. Please use the “Help > Check for free update” menu item in IDA. It is also possible to configure automatic checks of new […]

Styling IDA listings background with CSS

For most IDA widgets, a custom background was already possible using standard Qt stylesheets (examples, reference). But since the IDA 8.2 release you can also do it for disassembly listings! (and “Structures”, “Enums”, “Pseudocode”, …) To achieve this, you would typically want to define a new theme that extends an existing one and adds […]

The IDA patfind plugin

The IDA patfind plugin Just raw binary data at address 0x00000AC While IDA excels at extracting useful information from all sorts of binary files, it may happen that some unstructured binary files (e.g., firmwares, raw memory dumps, …) throw it off the rails, and the user needs to kickstart autoanalysis by figuring out some sort of […]

IDA 8.0 Service Pack 1 released

IDA Service Pack 1 (SP1) for IDA 8.0 is now available. This new release fixes a few issues that might have affected some users. How to request the new versions All new versions are free for users with an active support plan. Please use the “Help > Check for free update” menu item in IDA. It is also […]