ZaCon is a community driven infosec conference held at the Kingsway Campus of the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. Andrew Nohawk developed the ZaCon V badge using an Arduino and RF components. He provides a detailed chronicle of his design … Read more
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Michael Ossmann, co-developer of the HackRF open source SDR platform, writes reminding us that the deadline for student’s entries for the Google Summer of Code 2014 is fast approaching. If you or someone you know is a college student who … Read more
Our friends from 2600 write informing us of the kickoff of preregistration for their HOPE X conference. We’ll be offering tickets for sale at a discounted rate from the door price. The direct link to the ordering form is http://store.2600.com/hopextickets.html. … Read more
Our friends over at 2600 are once again offering a discount on tickets to their 2014 conference: In case you weren’t one of the lucky ones who managed to snag a discounted ticket in November, we’re having a special $99 … Read more
Our friends over at 2600 are offering a discount on tickets to their 2014 conference: Greetings, We wanted to make sure you were aware of the next conference in the Hackers On Planet Earth series. It’s our tenth conference and … Read more
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 … Read more
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, … Read more
We understand that Michael Ossmann will deliver a talk entitled ” Reverse Engineering with HackRF” at the 44CON conference. This talk will consist of one long demonstration of how to use HackRF to reverse engineer a proprietary radio system. 44CON … Read more
With DEF CON XXI scheduled for August 1-4, 2013 in Las Vegas, NV, the conference crew has posted an online Human Badge Challenge. The challenge consists of a word search puzzle contaning contest names, along with a hidden puzzle element. … Read more
This is our fourth year sponsoring the Open Hardware Summit happening September 6, 2013 at MIT. You can be a sponsor too: The summit relies on forward-thinking donors to help cover costs of venue, catering, multimedia and more, so that we … Read more
Attention Propellerheads! If you’re looking for something to fill up a lazy Summer day, look no further than the videos from the 2013 Propeller Conference. This con took place in May at the Parallax headquarters in Rocklin, CA, and featured … Read more
The Open Hardware Summit 2013 has issued a call for papers. The Open Hardware Summit is a venue to present, discuss, and learn about open hardware of all kinds. The summit examines open hardware and its relation to other issues, … Read more
Drew’s inside and outside name badge for Maker Faire and spectrum analyzer at Maker Faire after party. More pictures below.
Great turnout for the Get Your Stuff Made presentation! Ian talked about the ways open source is currently manufactured, and outlined the package we send to Seeed Studio to start a new project. Power Point Open Office PDF Thanks to … Read more
There were lots of awesome projects at Maker Faire. Yoshi from Switch Science gave us a new JTAG debugger. Can’t wait to play! More photos below the fold.
Getting feedback on the new component kits at the DP booth. So excited to get these out!
Here are some pics of the activities from around Bay Area Maker Faire. Some amazing new fire sculptures this year. More photos below the fold.
Here is a short preview of some booths and exhibits we visited at the Bay Area Maker Faire. New part kits ready to show at Maker Faire tomorrow. Follow the pics live with our twitter feed. More photos below the fold.
Here are some pics we took while setting up at the Bay Area Maker Faire. If you are visiting, be sure to say hi at our booth. For live updates from the Maker Faire check out our twitter feed, or … Read more
At the recently concluded HackInTheBox 2013 (HITB) conference German security consultant Hugo Teso has once again drawn into question the security of aero comms. In a presentation at the Amsterdam conference, Hugo highlighted the security vulnerabilities of the Automatic Dependent … Read more