Firmware Hacking! Reversing and Exploitation – Philippe Laulheret – PSW #778
How to get into reversing embedded firmware? Can the planet really be hacked? We'll go over a couple of fun exploitation examples, see what mistakes were made and maybe what could have been done better to make these devices tougher to break into.
Segment Resources: Voip phone hacking: Blog: https://www.mcafee.com/blogs/other-blogs/mcafee-labs/avaya-deskphone-decade-old-vulnerability-found-in-phones-firmware/ Def Con presentation (intro to hardware hacking): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuCbr2588-w&ab_channel=DEFCONConference
Medical Research: BBraun infusion pump: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6agtnfPjd64&ab_channel=hardwear.io Medical devices under attack: https://www.rsaconference.com/USA/agenda/session/Code%20Blue%20Medical%20Devices%20Under%20Attack
Hacking DrayTek routers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CD8HfjdDeuM&ab_channel=Hexacon
Philippe's public work: https://github.com/philippelaulheret/talksblogsand_fun
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Philippe Laulheret is a Senior Security Researcher who loves hacking all the things. With a focus on Reverse Engineering and Vulnerability Research, Philippe uses his background in Embedded Security and Software Engineering to poke at complex systems and get them behave in interesting ways. Philippe presented multiple projects covering hardware hacking, reverse engineering and exploitation at DEF CON, Hardwear.io, Eko Party and more. In his spare time, Philippe enjoys playing CTFs, immersing himself in the beauty of the Pacific Northwest, and exploring the realm of Creative Coding.
Philippe holds a MSc in Computer Science from Georgia Tech and a MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Supélec (France).