An open source approach to securing The Internet of Things

At the IoT Evolution 2016 conference in Las Vegas, a group of industry experts gathered to discuss security for the Internet of Things, with a focus on embedded devices. Moderated by Art Swift, President of the prpl Foundation, the group also included: Phil Attfield, Co-Founder and CEO of Sequitur Labs Lubna Dajani, Chief Strategy Officer … Read more

MIPS and open source: Linux 3.18 LTS and 4.3, emulating Linux MIPS in Perl, and more

It’s been awhile since my last update in June so I thought I’d give you an overview of some interesting projects I came across in my weekly hunt for MIPS-related developments from the software world. Linux 3.18.21 LTS brings improvements for MIPS Let’s start with the Linux 4.3 kernel which received “a hearty update” at … Read more

Bus Blaster V3c is an affordable debug probe for MIPS CPUs

There are several probes already out there for developers writing code for MIPS-based processors but today I’d like to focus on a recently announced debug adapter based on the Bus Blaster design from Dangerous Prototypes. For those who are not familiar with Bus Blaster, it is a JTAG probe used for embedded processors, FPGAs, CPLDs, … Read more