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Bus Blaster JTAG debugger

February 27, 2011


The Bus Blaster v1 is a prototype board (from Dangerous Prototypes) that allows to access the JTAG connection of integrated circuits through USB, using the FTDI FT2232H chip for the conversion. The prototype is on sale at around 35$ as they say on their page, but keep in mind that it is still a prototype, […]

Something about SHA-3 hash

February 22, 2011


Hash functions are everywhere, like the MD5 data to verify a download, or in password storing, or in sites certificates. There are many methods to perform an hash, some less secure than others. There is an ongoing competition at NIST to decide an algorithm that will become a new standard for hash functions.  The target […]