Major Malfunction

IRL Name: 
Adam Laurie

Adam Laurie a.k.a Major Malfunction is a hardware hacker who is the director of Aperture Labs Ltd and the author of RFIDIOt, a python library for RFID. He is one of the goons of DEFCON and served as a quartermaster.


Author of marc4dasm, an Atmel MARC4 disassembler

Attended DEFCON since DEFCON 5

Author of rompar, a masked ROM optical data extraction tool

During Blackhat 2007, he demonstrated some of his new research on hotel safes in which he opened a hotel safe using only a paperclip and multi tool in under a minute.