Category Archives: Projects

$2 USB crypto token for use with GPG and SSH

If you are interrested in security devices this post may be for you. Recently I’ve found a software which makes a GPG security device out of a STM32. It’s called Gnuk. You just need a compatible board, programmer, flash the firmware and you are ready to go. I was just hoping to find some cheap device to flash to play with it.

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New version of Lenkeng HDMI over IP extender – LKV373A (Update 6. sep 2019)

Last week I’ve got the new version of Lenkeng HDMI extender – LKV373A. This version states incompatibility with previous version and usage of new HDbitT protocol so I was wondering what did Chinese engineers invent this time.

This blog is a log of my findings as they went through time. If you want a short review of the device watch this video from OpenTechLab (thank you!):

If you want to know more, just read the blog.

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Multicast over “stupid” networks

IP multicast is an interesting technology. It’s main purpose is to
save network bandwidth as much as possible – traffic is sent to hosts
which asked for it only (as opposed to broadcast). On the other
side, you need smarter (manageable) switches and separate and
non-trivial configuration on both routers and switches. Even more
complicated it is when you try to make it work over VPN. Continue reading Multicast over “stupid” networks