FrankeNAND – Extracting Info From Automotive Internet Units


August 24, 2023




Track 1

Almost all modern cars have a connection to the Internet.

Usually, Internet access is provided by a separate module that has a built-in eSIM and is connected to the cellular network and the vast majority of these modules are based on SoC from Qualcomm’s MDM series of processors.  In this talk we will cover the different techniques which can be used to extract the firmware from these modules, as well as how to properly analyze the resulting image and work with the file system.

If you want to learn how to extract info from a car’s automotive unit, this talk is for you.