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Why this tool?
Tools like angr are great for performing in-depth analysis of binaries. This could be the analysis of an unknown binary, like a collected malware sample.
The angr project is created by the computer security lab at UC Santa Barbara.
Usage and audience
angr is commonly used for binary analysis or malware analysis. Target users for this tool are security professionals.
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + More than 50 contributors
- + More than 1000 GitHub stars
- + The source code of this software is available
Several dependencies are required to use angr.
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Pyelftools is a Python library to parse ELF files and DWARF debugging information. It can be useful to perform dynamic binary analysis on files.
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