Bert's eid fuckketry lowlevel bit twisting

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Bert's eid fuckketry lowlevel bit twisting
From 2010/10/29 19:00 to 2010/10/29 23:59
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«Introduction to the belgian e-id card, and open source software to read it.»

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Some low-level code to access your eID: eidshow.tar.gz


You need to have the following installed to get it working:

dependencies eidshow:

  • opensc
  • libopensc2
  • libopensc2-dev
  • pcscd

depending on your device model, you need a card driver, e.g.:

  • libccid


make to make pkcs15dump make eidshow to make the eidshow binary


First make sure that your card will be managed by the pcscd daemon. You do this by

vim /etc/opensc/opensc.conf

and making sure that the line

reader_drivers = ....

is not commented and only contains your card reader, e.g.:

reader_drivers = pcsc;

after that, either execute pkcs15dump to get a basic smart card dump or ./eidshow to get the full eid output.

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