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Submission + - Stephen Fry and DVD Jon back USB Sniffer Project (kickstarter.com)

An anonymous reader writes: bushing and pytey of the iPhone DevTeam and Team Twiizers have created a Kickstarter project to fund the build of an open-source/open-hardware high-speed USB protocol analyzer. The board features a high-speed USB 2.0 sniffer that will help with the reverse engineering of proprietary USB hardware, the project has gained the backing from two high-profile individuals Jon Lech Johansen (DVD Jon) and Actor and Comedian Stephen Fry

Comment Fund this now! (Score 1) 1

This will only make it easier for future jailbreaks to occur, on ALL and ANY proprietary usb devices. Think console controllers, usb network adapters, firmware upgrades over usb, locked down inkjets etc.. I've sent my pledge, have you?
Hardware

Submission + - The Openvizsla USB sniffer board (kickstarter.com) 1

godofpumpkins writes: bushing and pytey of the iPhone DevTeam have started a kickstarter project to fund the build of a open-source/open-hardware high-speed USB protocol analyzer. The board features a high-speed USB 2.0 sniffer that will help with the reverse engineering of proprietary USB hardware.

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