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26C3: Cryptographically Secure ? (lightning talk)

Cryptographically Secure ?
Cracking FIPS-Certified USB Flash Drives
Lightning talk – PoC – Matthias Deeg

Demo is performed using a SanDisk Cruzer Enterprise (FIPS Edition), however is possible on other devices.

  • Small mistakes often have a big impact, especially when it comes to complex devices.

USB FDU – (USB Flash Drive Unlocker)

The demo PoC tool was able to unlock the device (make it so that any arbitrary password works) within a few seconds. A number of vendors have already patched this issue and provided updates for their devices (see Links below).

Currently the PoC isn’t publicly available.

Links :

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