Video: R-Pi, media centers and AppleTV

In this presentation from the September 29, 2013 session of the Derbycon conference in Louisville, KY, David Schuetz, Senior Consultant with Intrepidus Group, demonstrates the use of the R-Pi as a media center and content server. He devised the project as a way to entertain his children on car trips, now that they’ve graduated from […]

Video – JTAGulator: Assisted discovery of on-chip debug interfaces

Joe Grand presented on the JTAGulator at this weekend’s Derbycon conference in Louisville, KY. We previously posted about Joe’s JTAGulator, which is an open source tool which assists in identifying on-chip debugging (OCD) and/or programming connections from test points, vias, or component pads on a target piece of hardware. The JTAGulator is available from Parallax […]

Derbycon/Defcon: battery firmware hacking

We use laptops everyday and as long as the battery isn’t dead we probably don’t give it much thought. It turns out that most laptop batteries contain a smart chip which controls battery charge rate and ensures safety parameters are observed among other purposes. In this video from the recently concluded Derbycon conference in Louisville, […]