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A peek into the curious world of HDMI copy protection… with the Bus Pirate

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Adam Laurie (a/k/a/ Major Malfunction) is a white hat hacker from London, UK, who has presented at a number of conferences worldwide. He's also the Director at Aperature Labs, Ltd. Recently he explored the broken HDCP security mechanism used in HDMI. After building the HDMI breakout cable pictured above he...

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Pager network snifffing

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Kenneth tapping a pager's output to sniff pager traffic. He bought an old pager and was happily surprised that he could easily tap into the demodulated digital signal. A little poking around between the circuit boards and Google and I found that this pager uses the Toshiba TA31142 FM detector...

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