Category Archives: Firmware Analysis


Software and Hardware tools for IoT pentesting

  1. Minicom – hardware (

Minicom       is a communication program which somewhat resembles the shareware program TELIX but is free with source code and runs under most Unices. Features include dialing directory with auto-redial, support for UUCP-style lock files on serial devices, a separate script language interpreter, capture to file, multiple users with individual configurations, and more.



Linux: apt-get install minicom


  1. Openocd – hardware(

OpenOCD, the Open On-Chip Debugger has been created by Dominic Rath as part of a diploma thesis at the University of Applied Sciences, FH-Augsburg. For other material presented on this site, see the respective notes of authorship.


Linux: apt-get install openocd