Service(s) Please

In diagnostic messaging, services are the functions.  Think of each command as a sentence.  The service is the verb. In standard OBDII services are often referred to as Modes.  You can also think of them as functions to be performed by the controller(s) that you are commanding.With diagnostic messages, there is always a command and […]

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Learn to CanBusHack: Defcon 19 Workshop (Update)

This year’s Defcon will host yours truely.  I will be giving a workshop on CAN BUS Hacking.  So if you have some time come out and join us at Defcon August 4~7 @ the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. Please check out www.defcon.org for more information about what days the workshops will be held. […]

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Simulate THIS!

  With thousands of data parameters flowing continuously along one or more CAN Buses in any particular vehicle, there is no doubt that finding out what these parameters mean can be very benificial, but, in having the data, you can also use it to simulate what is there. So why would you want to simulate […]

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Network Management – Part 2: OSEK

Let me start out with this statement: my OSEK skills are decent, but I’m not the foremost expert here.  I will tell you what I know and leave it up to you to belittle me in the comment section.  Thank you. The OSEK standard is a large section of documents that cover many, many aspects […]

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Oh no, Odometer: Reading and Righting… er, Writing.

  A legal requirement in most countries, including the U.S., odometer is the measure of the distance your vehicle has traveled. Possibly, this is to aid sellers of the car in appraising the true market value of the vehicle. Many people have requested if there was a way to modify this value so that they […]

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Ask. Ask. Ask.

Ask an “expert.”  No seriously, an expert.  If you have a CAN Bus Hack related question and you want to share your incompetence to the rest of my readers, please feel free to post your questions.  If you don’t want anyone to know that you don’t know what you think you would like to know.  […]

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Network Management – Part 1: GMLAN

Most vehicles employ some sort of network management.  This is typically for the Low Speed or Body Network.  The High Speed or Powertrain network will come alive when the key is in the start position.  But if you need to send an unlock command using your key fob and this is done via a CAN […]

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Ditching the Gateway the FiatChrysler Way

If you do what I do, you like it when the networks you are working with are terminated to a standard connector.  The OBDII connector typically contains all of the vehicle’s networks so that engineers working on the vehicle can easily access the data.  Of course after it is released, the networks are still there, […]

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