Monthly Archives: November 2017

Writeups – LuciferVM (Notes), Worth a Thousand Words, The Never Ending Crypto (TUCTF)

This post continues on from the last, where I will post two more writeups. LuciferVM (Notes) Many of the challenges in this CTF were gated behind LuciferVM, an OVA package which contained a VMWare Virtual Machine and VMDK Disk file. … Continue reading

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Writeups – Future, Grammar Lesson (TUCTF)

This weekend, I participated in the TUCTF competition. I am glad to see a familiar CTF pop up from last year – and while I did not make as much progress as I had hoped, it’s always a good thing … Continue reading

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Flash Glitching to Recovery Bootloaders

Occasionally, one comes across an interesting attack which is beautiful in both it’s simplicity and effectiveness. Earlier this week, I read a post around glitching Flash chips to get to recovery bootloaders (unfortunately, I didn’t save the link), and earlier today … Continue reading

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Reference – Setting up Digilent Arty with Vivado 2017.3

This post documents the process needed to program a Digilent Arty board, using the Vivado 2017.3 software with a Verilog “hello world” project. Unfortunately, the Vivado software is confusing at best, and the 2017 version contains a few key differences … Continue reading

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