Welcome back, Colin O'Flynn of NewAE Technology! He was last on the show for episode 239 in 2015, as he was releasing the Chip Whisperer
We recorded this all on video as well:
Colin is an assistant professor at Dalhousie University, where he got his PhD. He is moving out of that role (and likely into a role as an Adjunct) as of 8/31. Private sector, FTW!
Side channel analysis
Colin has been testing the security of the doorlocks on his new building
Samy Kamkar was on episode 308, and is now working on a smart doorlock system.
Jon Beri (ep 526) also mentioned doorlock security and the vertical nature of the industry
The point of university
Colin is doing remote training for Black Hat this year.
Getting access to the pins on the Apple AirTag
"Wibbly wobbly, timey wimey, What's really inside Apple's U1 Chip"
Apple U1 Chip
The new(er) Chip Shouter kit is for Fault Injection
Colin tried it on early Trezor wallets
It's surprising there isn't a stamp of approval like a UL certification for embedded device security.
How can you test your product for security issues?
The ARM PSA is a self checklist and certification program.
Colin has been working on The Hardware Hacking Handbook with Jasper van Woudenberg. The book is due out in November.
Smart Locks - Schlage
Ransomware for IoT
ChipWhisperer Husky is coming out soon, keep an eye on Crowd Supply for the latest news about the
Colin has been using his Desktop PNP less often
How should you get started? Try the ChipWhisperer Nano
Colin is taking Matt Venn's Zero to ASIC course
Florin of the VoltLog youtube channel joins Chris to talk automotive electronics, consulting, test equipment, and more!
Dave and Chris discuss shopping for new parts, logistics, measuring signals, and mechanical marvels.