They Cracked the Code to a Locked USB Drive Worth $235 Million in Bitcoin. Then It Got Weird

They Cracked the Code to a Locked USB Drive Worth $235 Million in Bitcoin. Then It Got Weird

Because the chip’s read-only memory, or ROM, is built into the layout of its physical wiring for better efficiency, Unciphered’s visual model gave it a head start toward deciphering much of the logic of the IronKey’s cryptographic algorithm. But the team went much further, attaching tenth-of-a-millimeter gauge wires to the secure element’s connections to “wiretap”…

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