Development of a training ECU

In this article we describe how we created a low cost training Electronic Control Unit (ECU) that can be attacked at will, without damaging a real car. The whole project is open-source on Quarkslab's github page.

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Flash Dumping - Part II

Second part of a blog post series about our approach to dump a flash chip. In this article we describe how to restore functionality of a device with a flexible setup.

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Reverse engineering of the Nitro OBD2

This blog post presents the reverse engineering of an OBD2 dongle called "Nitro OBD2". It is advertised like this: "NitroOBD2 is a Chip Tuning Box which can be plugged into OBD2 connector of your car to increase the performance of your car." There are a lot of testimonies on the internet about this device being a fake, while other people say that is is really working. We wanted to reverse engineer it to check by ourselves.

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Flash Dumping - Part I

First part of a blog post series about our approach to dump a flash chip. In this article we describe how to desolder the flash, design and build the corresponding breakout board.

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