strings - print all the strings in a binary file
strings [-] [-o] [-n] file ...
- search whole file, not just data seg
-o Print octal offset of each string
-n n is minimum length string (default = 4)
strings -5 a.out # Print the strings > 4 chars in a.out
strings - /bin/sh # Search entire shell file (text and data)
Strings looks for sequences of ASCII characters followed by a zero byte.
These are usually strings. This program is typically used to help
identify unknown binary programs