Counterfeit research library. This is focused on what the chip markings assert as opposed to what the seller asserts. For example, a buyer could be unhappy if they bought a new chip with ESD damage, but its more of a gray area vs a chip that has been remarked and has an incorrect die.

Counterfeit IC: a chip (ie marking) that misrepresents the product. This might include:

These are also of interest but not the primary focus:

Sometimes a manufacturer will remark its own chips (ex: downgrading speed). However these are rare and less common in modern times. (TODO: find example)




TODO: STM32 counterfeit site

I've heard Xilinx parts are one of the most profitable to counterfeit

Commercial products

counterfeit.txt · Last modified: 2022/05/21 20:00 by mcmaster
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