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Image extractor/decrypter for Beiying K8xx firmware updater utilities
#!/usr/bin/env python3
import sys
from struct import *
def decrypt8(int0, int1, key):
garbage = 0xc6ed3720
for i in range(32):
edi = (key[3] + (int0 >> 5)) & 0xffffffff
ebx = (key[2] + (int0 << 4)) & 0xffffffff
edi ^= ebx
edi ^= (garbage + int0) & 0xffffffff
int1 -= edi
if int1 < 0:
int1 += 0x100000000
int1 &= 0xffffffff
edi = (key[0] + (int1 << 4)) & 0xffffffff
ebx = (key[1] + (int1 >> 5)) & 0xffffffff
edi ^= ebx
edi ^= (garbage + int1) & 0xffffffff
int0 -= edi
if int0 < 0:
int0 += 0x100000000
int0 &= 0xffffffff
garbage = (garbage + 0x61c89647) & 0xffffffff
return int0,int1
def decrypt(data, key):
buf = []
for i in range(len(data)//4):
buf.append(unpack_from(">I", data, i*4)[0])
for i in range(len(data)//8):
int0 = buf[(i*2)+0]
int1 = buf[(i*2)+1]
int0,int1 = decrypt8(int0, int1, key)
buf[(i*2)+0] = int0
buf[(i*2)+1] = int1
return b"".join([pack(">I", val) for val in buf])
fw_magic = b"\x5a\xa5" + "SINO".encode()
def main():
if len(sys.argv) < 2:
print("Usage: {} <fw installer>".format(sys.argv[0]))
with open(sys.argv[1], "rb") as fw_installer:
i = 0
while i < len(fw_magic):
byte =
if len(byte) < 1:
print("Couldn't find a fw header in the file.")
elif byte[0] != fw_magic[i]:
i = 0
i += 1
print("Found a fw header.")
var_98c0,var_98c4,fw_len = unpack(">HHH",
fw_data =;
print("Successfully read encrypted fw data from file.")
key =
print("Decryption key: {:08x}".format(unpack("<I", key)[0]))
print("Image size: {} bytes.".format(fw_len))
with open("fw_encrypted.bin", "wb") as fw_encrypted:
print("Wrote fw_encrypted.bin.")
fw_data = decrypt(fw_data, key)
print("Successfully decrypted fw data.")
with open("fw.bin", "wb") as fw:
print("Wrote fw.bin.")
if __name__ == "__main__":
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kobin23 commented Sep 30, 2018

Hello! Thank you for this unpacker! But can you do opposite program, that will crypt and pack firmware into exe?

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@Olim98 Sorry about the response time. I don't have a repacker for the firmware data, but I believe that the algorithm should be similar since the encryption is XOR-based. It might interest you to know that I've identified the BYK870 as a rebranded version of the Sinowealth SH79F6489, an 8051 chip. This part is well documented in the relevant datasheet. I made some progress in reverse engineering the existing firmware a few months back but it became quite tedious. If you plan on creating a custom firmware it might be a better idea to start from scratch. I have another gist posted which documents how the keyswitches and LEDs are connected to the GPIO pins of the microcontroller, although I have a tenkeyless layout, so some of the connections for the numpad, etc. are likely missing.

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