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Internet census maps usage via network of open embedded devices

Friday, May 17th, 2013

A security research group has completed an Internet census revealing interesting facts on usage. According to the abstract by the crew from Carna Botnet, While playing around with the Nmap Scripting Engine (NSE) we discovered an amazing number of open embedded devices on the Internet. Many of them are based...

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27C3: Embedded Reverse Engineering Tools and Techniques

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Nathan Fain and Vadik presented at the 27C3 Chaos Communications Congress held recently in Berlin, Germany, on a topic of interest to us all: JTAG/Serial/FLASH/PCB Embedded Reverse Engineering Tools and Techniques. Check out their webpage for full documentation and analysis.

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Posted in encryption, firmware, JTAG, PCBs, reversed | 1 Comment »

Breaking SSL on embedded devices

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Developers use embedded devices all the time, often without implementing security measures. When they do, they often rely on SSL. As revealed by the LittleBlackBox project there exists a collection of thousands of private SSL keys extracted from various embedded devices. These private keys are stored in a database where...

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