A collection of resources for OSX/iOS reverse engineering.
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osx & ios re 101

Work in progress as I am actively collecting these.

Must read

Keep these handy


Malware, Anti-debugging, infection techniques, obfuscation, and encryption

Various research & tutorials

Kernel extension (KEXT) development


Crackmes and challenges


  • "The Mac Hacker's Handbook" by Charlie Miller, Dino Dai Zovi
  • "Mac OS X and iOS Internals: To the Apple's Core" by Jonathan Levin
  • "Mac OS X Internals: A Systems Approach" by Amit Singh
  • "iOS App Reverse Engineering" https://github.com/iosre/iOSAppReverseEngineering
  • "iOS Hacker's Handbook" by Charlie Miller, Dion Blazakis, Dino Dai Zovi, Stefan Esser, Vincenzo Iozzo, Ralf-Philip Weinmann
  • "Hacking and Securing iOS Applications" by Jonathan Zdziarski