FindYara – IDA Python Plugin To Scan Binary With Yara Rules

FindYara uses IDA python plugin to scan your binary with yara rules. All the yara rule matches will be listed with their offset so you can quickly hop to them!

FindYara Installation

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Launch the plugin

The plugin can be launched from the menu using Edit->Plugins->FindYara. Or the plugin can be quickly launched using the hot-key combination ctl-alt-y.

Select a Yara file to scan with

When the plugin launches it will open a file selection dialogue box. You will need to use this to choose the yara file that you want to scan with.

View matches

All of the strings from the yara rule that match the binary will be displayed along with the match locations.

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