Changes between Initial Version and Version 3 of Ticket #5837


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May 12, 2012, 7:57:18 AM (7 years ago)
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mikeperry
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  • Ticket #5837

    • Property Keywords volunteer added
    • Property Parent ID changed from to #5292
    • Property Summary changed from Recruit volunteers with access to IDA Pro and/or BinDiff to inspect releases to Use IDA Pro and/or BinDiff to inspect releases
  • Ticket #5837 – Description

    initial v3  
    2929If you want to be extra-helpful, you can write up a detailed howto (and/or just paste the ones you find that already exist) on the process itself to make it even easier for others to learn and participate.
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    31 We'll need to do this often.. Perhaps not for every release, but at least randomly on some builds every once and a while. Also, BinDiffing existing, signed TBB copies from https://www.torproject.org/dist/torbrowser/ will be useful, too, so no need to wait for future releases. You can start today.
     31We'll need to do this often.. Perhaps not for every release, but at least randomly on some builds every once and a while. Also, BinDiffing archived signed TBB copies from https://archive.torproject.org/tor-package-archive/torbrowser/ will be useful, too, so no need to wait for future releases. You can start today.
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    3333Note that the above is a fantastic exercise in learning basic reverse engineering skills. Diffing vendor patches and malware updates is a common practice in the field. It's a useful skill to learn, if you have the time.