Stan is a console application that analyzes binary streams and calculates several useful statistical information from the observed data.
It features statistical, pattern and bit analysis. Stan has been designed as a "swiss-knife" for first steps in reverse engineering and cryptographic analysis.
Learn about your password file. Before you execute the following command, guess which is the most common 2 byte pattern.
If you want to analyse your PRNG device, try the following setup
dd if=/dev/urandom count=10 | stan -b
You may also use stan to analyse text. Let's look at the most common letter patterns in this man page.
man stan | stan -p 5 -f 2
What's New in This Release:
· Minor documentation fixes.