Papers and books

Semi-invasive attacks - A new approach to hardware security analysis

Detailed overview of the entire process. Highly recommended.

The State-of-the-Art in IC Reverse Engineering

Reverse Engineering Complex Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs)

Integrated circuit failure analysis: a guide to preparation techniques

  • part of failure analysis, chips must be decapped. Provides industrial grade walkthrough of how to decap chips
  • ISBN-10: 0471974013
  • ISBN-13: 978-0471974017

Building a High-Performance, Programmable Secure Coprocessor


25C3 IC Reverse Engineering

VLSI CAD: Logic to layout

Class with some web resources on how to convert logic gates to silicon masks

Texplained: Hardware Reverse-engineering Tools new threats - new oppertunities

Backside IC analysis



Flylogic blog


A guide to interpreting logic by Alex Rad


Hacking smart cards

Logic gates (esp inverters)

CMOS storage teardown

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