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Video: Multiplexed Wired Attack Surfaces

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

In this presentation from the recent Toorcon 15 in San Diego, CA, Michael Ossmann and Kyle Osborn detail their efforts in hacking cellphones via multiplexed USB signals. Manufacturers of mobile devices often multiplex several wired interfaces onto a single connector. Some of these interfaces, probably intended for test and development,...

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Video: Reversing Tire Pressure Monitors with SDR

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

In this presentation from the recent Toorcon 15 in San Diego, CA, Jared Boone, co-developer of the HackRF SDR detailed his efforts in reversing tire pressure monitors found on most vehicles. Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) are present on all US automobiles sold as of 2008. This talk, given at...

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Toorcon: HackRF low cost SDR platform

Sunday, November 11th, 2012

At the recent Toorcon conference in San Diego, Michael Ossmann from GreatScottGadgets presented this talk providing details on his HackRF project which we covered in a recent post. In this video Michael presents an overview of the history of SDR and details on the development of the HackRF board. Visit...

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Hardware (design) will cut you

Monday, November 1st, 2010

Amanda gave a Toorcon talk about the about the perils of the electronics design process. The hardware design process is fraught with pitfalls, from library component sketchiness, parts availability, erroneous data sheets, underestimates of complexity and long lead times. Designing good hardware on time, on budget and to specifications is...

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