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Mustache Mayhem

Friday, Feb 6th, 2015

Mustache Mayhem is a mixed media and electronics project designed to challenge the paradigms of personal privacy and entertainment. [ continue ]

Solidoodle Press

Thursday, Jan 15th, 2015

The Solidoodle Press is a one-touch 3D printer created for every day home use. It features a build volume of 512 cubic inches (8 x 8 x 8 inches), a heated build platform with glass bed, resolution up to 0.1mm, and SoliTouch auto-calibration technology.  [ continue ]

The Pitfalls and Perils of Poor Security

Tuesday, Oct 28th, 2014

Hardware hacking and attacks against embedded systems are no longer limited to hobbyists who simply want to have fun making products do things they were never intended to do. Nation states, criminal organizations, and others looking to maliciously subvert, monitor, manipulate, or intentionally damage are now involved. [ continue ]

Tools of the Hardware Hacking Trade

Wednesday, Apr 23rd, 2014

Many electronic devices contain design flaws that could lead to exploitable vulnerabilities. In order to discover such flaws, hackers and engineers use a variety of tools. This presentation explores the tools commonly used during hardware hacking/reverse engineering, including those that monitor/decode communications, extract firmware, and identify/connect to debug interfaces. [ continue ]

PCB Deconstruction Techniques

Friday, Apr 4th, 2014

Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs), used within nearly every electronic product in the world, are physical carriers for electronic components and provide conductive pathways between them. [ continue ]

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Extech

Extech Instruments Product Catalog

Security Ledger

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The Christian Science Monitor

Flaws in networking devices ...