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Security

Hardware Hacking Training

Wednesday, Oct 2nd, 2019

Joe Grand’s hardware hacking training courses teach the concepts and techniques used to explore, manipulate, and exploit electronic systems. [ continue ]

JTAGulator®

Wednesday, Oct 2nd, 2019

On-chip debug (OCD) interfaces can provide chip-level control of a target device and are a primary vector used by engineers, researchers, and hackers to extract program code or data, modify memory contents, or affect device operation on-the-fly. Depending on the complexity of the target device, manually locating available OCD connections can be a difficult and time consuming task, sometimes requiring physical destruction or modification of the device. [ continue ]

Through the Eyes of a Hardware Hacker

Wednesday, Oct 2nd, 2019

Within the electronics lifecycle, there lie weaknesses that can be exploited by those looking to subvert, monitor, manipulate, or intentionally damage your product or service. While embedded security is finally a topic discussed by engineers, it is difficult to properly implement given our need to meet stringent development timeframes, budgetary constraints, and manufacturing requirements. [ continue ]

OpticSpy

Monday, Nov 6th, 2017

The OpticSpy modules provide a platform to explore, evaluate, and experiment with optical data transmissions. They capture, amplify, and convert optical signals into digital form that can be analyzed or decoded with a computer. [ continue ]

PCB Deconstruction Techniques

Tuesday, Apr 4th, 2017

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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