Fobnail Token - Fobnail provisioning

Published at May 25, 2022 · Krystian Hebel ·  9 min read

This phase is about provisioning Fobnail Token itself. The closing point of that process is creating a certificate for Token that can be used later after attestation succeeds...

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Fobnail Token - platform provisioning

Published at March 21, 2022 · Krystian Hebel ·  7 min read

The Fobnail Token is an open-source hardware USB device that helps to determine the integrity of the system. The purpose of this blog post is to present the development progress of this project. This phase was focused on platform provisioning....

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fTPM vs dTPM

Published at October 8, 2021 · Michał Kopeć ·  5 min read

An introduction to TPMs. Let's explore the differences between common implementations of TPMs and how they might matter to you....

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How to mitigate ROCA TPM vulnerability?

Published at April 17, 2019 · Krystian Hebel ·  10 min read

ROCA vulnerability was discovered (October 2017) in a software library, RSALib, provided by Infineon Technologies. That library is also used in TPM modules. When this vulnerability is present, a pair of prime numbers used for generating RSA keys is chosen from a small subset of all available prime numbers. This results in a great loss of entropy. Details and exact numbers can be found here. UPDATE 2021-10-20: provided new link for TPM firmware updates (old one was no longer working), added info about patch for openssl-1....

Categories: firmware security