Red Balloon Security attended DEF CON 31 in Las Vegas, Nevada where we contributed two challenges to the Car Hacking Village Capture the Flag (CTF) competition.
Friendly advice from Red Balloon Security: Just pay the extra $2 Recently, we wanted to use some wired headphones with an iPhone, which sadly lacks a headphone jack. The nearest deli offered a solution: a Lightning-to-headphone jack adapter for only $7. Got to love your local New York City bodega. But a wrinkle appeared: […]
Red Balloon Security Wins 2022 NSF Convergence Accelerator Award for Proposed Improvements to 5G Cybersecurity Through Hardening of Embedded Devices
We’re one of 16 teams chosen to enhance the secure operation of 5G infrastructure. Red Balloon Security has received a $682,000 award from the National Science Foundation’s Convergence Accelerator Program, which includes participation in Phase 1 of the program’s Track G: Securely Operating Through 5G Infrastructure. The Department of Defense is aligned with the NSF […]
OFRAK: A BOON TO THE CYBER SECURITY COMMUNITY, EMBEDDED DEVICE MANUFACTURERS, AND END USERS, IN 7 QUESTIONS
The release of RBS’s firmware reverse engineering tool is consistent with government and industry calls for higher security standards.
The TL;DR? We used OFRAK to rewrite the badge firmware so that it auto-plays the solution for Challenge 1. Check out our video and full breakdown.