Reply to post: Most people don't realize how how vulnerable FOGAs are

Attack of the clones: If you were relying on older Xilinx FPGAs to keep your product's hardware code encrypted and secret, here's some bad news

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Most people don't realize how how vulnerable FOGAs are

Talked to a famous device company here in the Bay Area. The engineers claimed that no one would be able to steal their IP because their bitstream was so complex.

And no one could hack it and make their devices do dangerous things like killing people because (see above).

Hence they didn’t need to encrypt their bitstream. Nor did they want to sign it.

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