Breaking the Anti-Counterfeiting Scheme of FPGAs (known as bitstream encryption)
Further details on our attacks and more background information can be found below.
Documents and Links
Download the paper describing our findings about Virtex-II pro in detail.
Download the paper describing our findings about Virtex-4 and Virtex-5 in detail.
Download the short summary report announcing our findings about Virtex-4, Virtex-5 and Spartan-6.
Also have a look at the slides of our presentation at ACM-CCS 2011 illustrating our findings briefly
An entry about our findings in slashdot
An entry about our findings in Bruce Schneier weblog
The Xilinx Inc. website