Grand Idea Studio

Hackaday

Thursday, Dec 15th, 2016

The Joint Test Action Group (JTAG) got together in the mid-80s to make automated testing of circuit boards a standardized process. A JTAG port can be found on almost any piece of consumer electronics with enough brains to warrant it, and it’s also a tremendously useful entry point for debugging your own work and hacking into others. You’re going to need to use JTAG someday. [ continue ]

Extech

Friday, Jun 17th, 2016

Leading hacker and security expert Joe Grand uses Extech EX410 digital multimeters as part of the standard equipment in his popular Hands-On Hardware Hacking and Reverse Engineering course given at major events around the world. [ continue ]

Security Ledger

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Experts warn that supply chain insecurity run broad and deep, threatening the security and integrity of technology dependent organizations. [ continue ]

The Christian Science Monitor

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Researchers have uncovered security vulnerabilities in widely used remote power management equipment that many say is the byproduct of a technology supply chain plagued with quality control issues. [ continue ]

Crowd Supply Blog

Thursday, Mar 17th, 2016

If you’ve ever seen Prototype This! on Discovery Channel, or remember L0pht Heavy Industries, you’re probably familiar with Joe Grand, aka “Kingpin.” He’s made a name for himself as a prolific hardware hacker and today runs Grand Idea Studio in Portland, OR. We sat down with Joe at SXSW to chat hardware hacking, kids, and his thoughts on the state of computer security. [ continue ]

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