GHIDRA is a multi-platform reverse engineering framework that runs on major OSs (Windows, macOS, and Linux).
The framework was first mentioned in the CIA Vault 7 dump that was leaked in 2017. WikiLeaks obtained thousands of files allegedly originating from a CIA high-security network that details CIA hacking techniques, tools, and capabilities. Digging in the huge trove of files, it is possible to find also information about the GHIDRA, a Java-based engineering tool.
According to the announcement for the RSA Conference panels, the US intelligence Agency will present its tool.
“NSA has developed a software reverse engineering framework known as GHIDRA, which will be demonstrated for the first time at RSAC 2019,” stated the announcement published in the website of the RSA Conference.
“An interactive GUI capability enables reverse engineers to leverage an integrated set of features that run on a variety of platforms including Windows, Mac OS
Reddit users are already discussing tool in this Reddit thread.
(SecurityAffairs – GHIDRA, NSA)