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Friday, September 11 • 11:30 - 13:29
Hands-on JTAG for fun and root shells

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JTAG may be almost 30 years old with little change, but that doesn't mean most people really understand what it does and how. This workshop will start with a brief introduction to what JTAG really is, then quickly dive into some hands-on practice with finding, wiring, and finally exploiting a system via JTAG.
For this UK-themed workshop, we'll target a Raspberry Pi (Cambridge) with an ARM (also Cambridge) microprocessor. In order to interact with the system, we'll use a JTAG interface cable from FTDI (Glasgow). We won't do any hardware modifications, but we will hook up wires in weird and wonderful ways to make the Raspberry Pi do things it otherwise shouldn't.
You will need a computer that can boot a Linux USB drive.
Kits will be available for sale at the registration desk.

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Joe FitzPatrick

Joe FitzPatrick (@securelyfitz) has spent a decade working on low-level silicon debug, security validation, and penetration testing of CPUS, SOCs, and microcontrollers. He develops and delivers hardware security training at https://SecuringHardware.com, including Applied Physical Attacks on x86 Systems. In between, he keeps busy with contributions to the NSA Playset and other misdirected hardware projects, which he presents at all sorts of fun conferences... Read More →

Friday September 11, 2015 11:30 - 13:29 BST

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