Maliciously created hardware


  • Anatolii Serhiienko Institute of Special Communications and Information Security National Technical University of Ukraine “Kiev Polytechnic Institute”,



A survey of malicious hardware, its hidden channels, possibilities of its loading in the integral circuits including FPGA is considered. The methods for malicious hardware searching and preventing to its loading onto the device are highlighted as well. A conclusion is made that FPGA is the most safe device against malicious hardware loading.

Author Biography

Anatolii Serhiienko, Institute of Special Communications and Information Security National Technical University of Ukraine “Kiev Polytechnic Institute”,

Doctor of Technical Sciences, Senior Researcher,
Professor of department


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How to Cite

Serhiienko, A. (2012). Maliciously created hardware. Information Technology and Security, 1(1), 93–100.