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[Hack.Lu 2016] Android Reverse Engineering Workshop

This 3-hour workshop was given at Hack.Lu in October 2016.
The environment for reversing Android applications is available on Docker (docker pull cryptax/android-re) or on VirtualBox.
The slides are available on this website for download.
The samples & lab exercises were given onsite to the attendees and are not available publicly.



REQUIREMENTS:

  • 64 bit laptop
  • Internet connection
  • be at ease with Unix commands

DOCKER OPTION:

  • Install it
  • Install ssh and/or vncviewer on your host
  • Pull the labs container: docker pull cryptax/android-re
  • Test:
  • open a terminal
  • run: docker run -d name workshop-test -p 5022:22 -p 5900:5900 cryptax/android-re
  • run: vncviewer 127.0.0.1::5900 with password: rootpass
  • in the docker container, run: emulator & wait and ensure the Android emulator opens up correctly

or VIRTUAL BOX OPTION:

  • Install VirtualBox
  • Get the labs appliance (5GB)
  • Test:
  • Connect to appliance with password: rootpass
  • Open a terminal, run: emulator & wait and ensure the Android emulator opens up correctly