Christian Kudera is security analyst and researcher at SBA Research. He received an M.Sc. in Hardware and Software Security from TU Wien. Currently he is working towards his Ph.D. with the focus on IoT and embedded systems security. He has more than six years of experience as a security analyst in the areas of hardware and software security. He teaches multiple courses at TU Wien (Internet Security, Advanced Internet Security), and at Universities of Applied Sciences (Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences, University of Applied Sciences Campus Vienna, St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences). Since 2016, he has been actively involved in a number of international and national research projects such as AnyPLACE and SG2, during which he focused on the security of embedded systems in the domain of smart metering and smart grids, respectively.
This talk describes the reversing process of the Huawei Health app. In this context, the proprietary BLE Huawei Link Protocol v2 will be disclosed, which allows the use of the Huawei fitness devices without the Health App and its accompanying ecosystem.