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In somewhat of a surprise, the National Security Agency announced the release of Ghidra, a free and open source software reverse engineering toolkit, at the RSA security convention. Ghidra is what the NSA has been using for years, though it is not clear if the public release is the exact same version that it uses internally. So, why release something like this to the public? It is not to encourage black hat hacking. Instead, NSA director Rob Joyce said he hopes it will lead to better research in software security. He also assured attendees that there is nothing sinister going on, and specifically said Ghidra does not contain a backdoor. "There is no backdoor in Ghidra. This is the last community... Read more...