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Re: Brute force the firmware

"Now I have an itching to start disassembling all the firmware I have access to, then using each line as part of a dictionary attack against the devices to see what pops up."

You won't get far with that, if K = K1 XOR K2, with K being your backdoor, and K1 and K2 being the only strings in the binary ...

The only solution is disassemble the binary ... Possible but VERY time consuming.

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