Category Archives: Computers

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Reversing the Balong M3/MCU Console – Lightning the Path to Ring 0

This weekend, I spent some time continuing my investigation of a Huawei E5573 modem. In this, I was able to identify and briefly PoC a process by which an attacker can gain privileged code execution on this device, without resorting … Continue reading

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Arduino-to-Arduino Voltage Glitching (look ma, no FPGA!)

Recently, I have been delving into the magical world of hardware hacking. One target has given me cause to learn voltage glitching, among other things. On the advice of friends, I ordered a ChipWhisperer kit but while it made it’s … Continue reading

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Writeups – Ping, A Temple Jest (securityfest.ctf.rocks)

One hour ago, I competed in the securityfest.ctf.rocks CTF. In the time I had to participate, I was able to solve two challenges. Without further ado: Ping The “ping” challenge was presented as a binary file, which you can download … Continue reading

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HG658 for Fun and Profit (AES Remix)

Recently, I took a look at a Huawei HG658 router for fun – this is a router common to multiple ISP’s across Australia, so a solid vulnerability in this would be significantly re-usable. The router I had in question was … Continue reading

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Signal Disruption via GNURadio

This weekend, I also spent some time looking into applied signal disruption. It is my firm belief that many security “professionals” talk too much shit about presumably easy things, but couldn’t change their MAC address without half an hour of … Continue reading

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