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Shellcode Compiler
A custom shellcode compiler for Binary Ninja

To use the RC4 encryption functions, first call rc4_init with the desired key to initialize the cipher state. RC4 can use the same functions for both encryption and decryption. Once initialized, the rc4_crypt function can be called to encrypt or decrypt data. Alternatively, the rc4_output function can be used to directly access the key stream (XOR each byte with the output of this function to encrypt or decrypt data).

Important It is recommended that the first bytes of the key stream for RC4 is discarded. To do this, call the rc4_output a number of times. Ensure that the same number of bytes is discarded on both sides of the communication.
Warning Do not encrypt multiple sessions using the same key. RC4 is very vulnerable to cryptography attacks if the same key is used to encrypt two different streams (this is why WEP is so easy to break).


The following example will set up an RC4 cipher context and encrypt a string.

void main()
        rc4_state_t rc4;
        char* key = "thereisnocowlevel";
        rc4_init(&rc4, key, strlen(key));
        char* str = "pwniesinstead";
        size_t len = strlen(str);
        rc4_crypt(&rc4, str, len);
        write(1, str, len);