Break, dump & crash

Subtitle: Broadcom based Cable Modem Hacking for fun and profit

Many last-generation Cable modem are based on last generation Broadcom chipsets, allowing multiple applications to run, multitask support and various embedded files such as HTML pages or resources. This talk aims at presenting simple tools and methods to break into these modems, dump information from specific components, and also presents many features of the BCM3383 chipset.

The author wrote many tools dealing with packed firmwares and files, and identified many ways to hack the way cable modems work. These tools will be made publicly available once the talk done.