Tool and Usage
radare2 is a tool to perform reverse engineering on files of all types. It can be used to analyze malware, firmware, or any other type of binary files.
RA-DA-RE stands for RAw DAta REcovery. It helps with performing analysis on files and images to retrieve useful artifacts. This can be used to better understand how malware works, recover lost data, or troubleshoot why software is crashing.
In 2014, radare1 was replaced by radare2, which was a parallel work and a full rewrite. It then was released under the LGPLv3 license.
Usage and audience
radare2 is commonly used during reverse engineering, security assessment, or troubleshooting. Target users for this tool are security professionals.
Author and Maintainers
Radare2 is under development by Sergi Alvarez.
|Latest release||1.6.0 [2017-07-11]|
|Last updated||Sept. 17, 2017|
|Radare2 GitHub project|