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How to train wreck a POV fan
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How to train wreck a POV fan

Usually I have a blog post about building/breaking something with the intention of actually building or breaking it. This one however is not like the others. It started about 2 years ago, I got a POV fan from the Lockheed Martin booth at Blackhat, it looked as follows: This is how I destroyed that fan….

BSides CPT Badge 2016
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BSides CPT Badge 2016

After the fairly successful ZACon badges I did in 2014, the BSides team in Cape Town (where I now live) asked if I’d like to be involved in building another one. Naturally my response was abso-fscking-lutely not. However with a combination of alcohol, begging and offers of whatever we wanted ( mostly from our marvelous…

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HackFu 2016 Writeup

First off let me just say a big thank you to the MWR guys who put this CTF together, usually I don’t partake in CTFs because the skillset required is usually out of my grasp (IANAP). To have developed this CTF in a manner that allows people who do not work with crypto/hackz0r wizardry┬áto still…

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Bypassing Rolling Code Systems

This blog post will discuss the implementation of Codegrabbing / RollJam, just one method of attacking AM/OOK systems that implement rolling codes (such as keeloq) — these systems are commonly found on modern vehicles and entry systems such as gates and garages. This technique has been used and spoken about for a number of years…