Monday, December 10, 2012

On Smart Cards Security

The slides from a talk about smart cards security on example of breaking once popular Cryptoflex smart cards. The talk describes a simple method of cracking Cryptoflex protection mechanism and extracting cryptographic keys out of a card.

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Sunday, April 15, 2012


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Monday, November 14, 2011

A Modern View on Smart Cards Security

"It is a common assumption that smart cards are something reliably secure. Whenever people hear about attacks on smart cards they usually think of sophisticated stuff such as oscilloscopes, lasers, tunnel microscopes, differential power analysis, etc. So people generally believe that smart cards are hard to attack."
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