The year is 2020: year of Linux on the laptop. Everything works flawlessly: graphics, input, wifi, sound… but something is amiss.

Jamie will cover the process of reverse-engineering (and hacking) the fingerprint sensor in her laptop, with diversions into firmware analysis, the history of fingerprint scanning technology, remote attestation, cryptography and Linux kernel development.

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Jamie is a Wellington-based CTF player, hardware hacker, and security consultant.