HARDWARE BASICS - WHY AND HOW TO BREAK HARDWARE. presented at bsideslisbon 2017

by Kieran Roberts,

Summary : Hardware is everywhere and 'hardware hacking' has grown massively in popularity over the last few years.
Despite this it is still considered to be somewhat of a black art, useful materials can be relatively hard to come by especially for those without an electrical engineering background.
In addition to this there are a huge number of facets to ‘hardware hacking’ and an array of ‘end goals’ which muddies the water even more.
This talk aims to cover a number of basic attack techniques from gaining a simple root shell via UART to jtags to some complex attacks such as side channel analysis and side channel attacks via power glitching.