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Tool and Usage

Project details

BSD 2-clause
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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.

Background information

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.

  • ana
  • archinfo
  • cachetools
  • capstone
  • claripy
  • cle
  • cooldict
  • futures
  • mulpyplexer
  • networkx
  • progressbar
  • pyvex
  • simuvex

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Related tool information


This tool is categorized as a dynamic code analyzer and static code analyzer.