Recent Tool Contributions

So recently I made a couple of minor contributions to online iOS tools. Whilst the contributions are tiny, it was my first experience of actually submitting merge requests to other tools. For this reason I thought I’d share them with you. 1. ipainstaller One of the changes introduced in iOS 8 was that applications are laid out differently on the device. Essentially, the application exists as multiple containers spread out across the /private/var/mobile/ directory. »

MEMSCAN improvements

#Improvements to MEMSCAN. First off, I want to say that I was pretty overwhelmed with the volume of attention MEMSCAN received when I initially blogged about it a little while ago. I really didn’t think it was that big of a deal. I started MEMSCAN for two reasons - there wasn’t anything out there which did /exactly/ what I wanted it to do and also because I wanted to move beyond reading C to actually trying to write some C of my own. »

Introducing MEMSCAN

###MEMSCAN MEMSCAN is a utility for iOS which I’ve been working on in bits and pieces here and there. I wanted to be able to dump the memory of a given process or to search for certain bytes in memory and get back an address for those bytes. This can be particularly useful when you’re testing an application which uses PIE and the symbols are not available. Using this technique you can look up the method fingerprint (e. »