Posts for the month of October 2010

dectmon released

I've uploaded a first release of dectmon, a DECT protocol decoder. It can decode MAC, DLC and NWK-layer messages and show their content in a human readable form. See Siemens for examples.

Additionally it can track key allocation and, if the PIN is known, can calculate the resulting User Authentication Key, from which the cipher keys are derived. Once finished, this can be used to decode ciphered communication.


New libpcap git tree

Since the libpcap developers have finally switched from CVS to git, I've replaced the outdated libpcap-dect tree by a new one based on the official tree from From now on the libpcap-dect tree will resync with upstream regulary.

The history of the old tree is not connected to the new one, therefore it needs to be re-cloned from scratch: