Igor Skochinsky

IRL Name: 
Igor Skochinsky

Igor Skochinsky was interested in "how stuff works" since childhood and got into software reverse engineering while attending Belarusian State University. After graduating cum laude in Computer Science, he spent several years at a big software company but continued to pursue his RE hobby in free time.


He is known for releasing a dumper for iTunes DRM-ed files (QTFairUse6) and hacking the Amazon Kindle.

In 2008 he got his dream job at Hex-Rays where he is helping Ilfak Guilfanov to develop the world famous IDA Pro disassembler and Hex-Rays decompiler.