HollyGraceful: An Introduction to Hardware Hacking

I’m currently writing up a series on hardware hacking fundamentals, and before I get into the specifics – I thought it sensible to add a piece on why hardware security is important and to lay out the major themes of what I’ll be discussing. Firstly, with physical devices, the attackers have more options when it comes to attacking the devices and it should be noted that breaking a specific device might not be the final aim. As an attacker over the internet, I only have exposed network services to “play” with, but if I’m testing a physical device the attack surface can be much wider. With options including network services, radio frequency input/output, on-chip debugging, exposed serial ports, memory extraction, etc, etc.[…]

First post in blog series:
https://www.gracefulsecurity.com/introduction-to-hardware-hacking/

The next 5 posts are available, look in reverse order here:
https://www.gracefulsecurity.com/author/hollygraceful/

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