Monthly Archives: October 2017

Writeup – Flare-on Challenge 2017 notepad.exe

Over the past few weeks, I devoted a intermittent chunks of time to the 2017 Flare-on Challenge. During the time allocated, I was able to solve 4 challenges (maybe? I got to pewpewboat.exe). I will present my writeup for one … Continue reading

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FPGA-Driven Glitching (Regular and Crowbar) with Phase-Locked Loop

I spent the majority of this weekend working on improving my knowledge of hardware security, focussing on my experiments with glitching. In my previous posts on the topic, I had investigated how one could use two Arduinos to generate glitches … Continue reading

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Writeup – Backdoor Pi (Kaspersky Labs CTF)

This weekend, I spent some time participating in the Kaspersky Labs CTF. I was able to solve a few challenges in the time allocated – it is a humbling reminder of how quickly one’s mental acuity can dull, if not … Continue reading

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