It covers hardware by showing how to identify and probe debugging and I/O ports on undocumented circuit board layouts. The authors discuss software by exploring the analysis, reverse engineer and binary patching techniques for obscure real time OSes and firmware images with real world examples.
Andrea Barisani is an internationally known security researcher. He focuses on large-scale infrastructure administration and defense, forensic analysis, penetration testing and software development, with more than 10 years of professional experience in security consulting.
Daniele Bianco began his professional career during his early years at university as system administrator and IT consultant for several scientific organizations. His interest for centralized management and software integration in open source environments has focused his work on design and development of suitable R&D infrastructure.