30C3 Video: FPGA 101 – Making awesome stuff with FPGAs

This presentation by Karsten Becker was given at this week’s 30C3 Chaos Communications Congress (CCC) conference in Hamburg, Germany. In this talk I want to show you around in the mysterious world of Field Programmable Gate Arrays, or short FPGAs. The aim is to enable you to get a rough understanding on what FPGAs are […]

Video: Blackbox JTAG Reverse Engineering

Felix Domke has been working on reverse engineering blackbox devices using the JTAG interface and presented this talk at the 26C3 Chaos Communications Congress conference. JTAG is an industry standard for accessing testmode functionality in almost any complex microchip. While the basics of JTAG are standardized, the exact implementation details are usually undocumented. Nevertheless, JTAG […]

29C3 Chaos Communication Congress video stream

The 29C3 Chaos Communications Congress is in full swing. The annual conference, held this year from December 27 through 30 at the CCH Congress Center Hamburg, Germany, attracts thousands of hackers from around the world and focuses on “technology, society and utopia”. For those unable to make it this year, the CCC crew is making […]