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TrendChip Firmware XOR checksum algorithm disassembly

I have to warn you: this is not a standalone article. How I ended up writing about MIPS disassembly with zero previous experience is documented in… 2,285 more words

Modem Router

FLARE-ON Challenge - Part 3


Hello and welcome to Part 3 of the FLARE-ON challenges (here are parts 1 and 2 in case you need to catch up!) This challenge started with the following message: 1,264 more words

Reverse Engineering

How to counter a virus

I think we can’t yet use all capabilities of RCE.I don’t say this because i recommend new technique or tool.I think that because when we reversed a software (maybe malicious) it is over.Despite other hacking areas RCE is only area that you won’t write an automated tool eventually.If you work for a AV company you will just update some signatures.But, why don’t you fight against them? 162 more words


Tech Tear Down - Rechargeable Crank Flashlight

A crank flashlight is wonderful to have on hand; you never have to worry about the batteries. I have one that I use all the time. 330 more words

Tech Tear Down

IED 3/16/15 to 3/20/15 - Quiz and Reverse Engineering Part Sketch

NYTimes Video on how wearable technology is driving design innovation


  1. Quiz
  2. Reverse Engineering Project –
    1. Complete initial sketch, label all the parts (10 pts), due by 3/20/15…
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FLARE-ON Challenge - Part 1


This summer (2014) I had a go at FireEye’s FLARE-ON challenge. The challenge was a series of stages that you had to reverse engineer in order to get the answer to the next level. 1,149 more words