At this week’s Black Hat Tools Arsenal, Senior Security Analyst Dan Petro showcased his Rickmote Controller. You can watch a video interview with Dan and learn more about the Rickmote’s intricacies in this eWeek piece: Rickrolling a Google Chromecast at Black Hat
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The Rickmote Controller makes it possible to hijack a Chromecast and force your neighbors to watch Rick Astley. Find out more about the device in this Hack A Day post: Hacking Chromecast With The Rickmote Controller
What if your Chromecast suddenly started to rickroll you? It’s possible, thanks to a vulnerability that stems from its set-up process. Listen for more in this Gigaom Chrome Show podcast: Chromecast’s Easy Setup Makes It Susceptible to Hacking
Dan Petro, a security analyst for the Bishop Fox IT consultancy, has built a proof of concept device (the Rickmote) that’s able to hack into nearby Google Chromecasts and saturate the surrounding living room with inescapable 1980s pop music and haircuts. Naked Security writes about the Rickmote in this article: “Rickmote” Box Rickrolls Chromecast, …
Dan Petro’s ‘Rickmote’, as it is known, allows users to subject those near them to a potential lifetime of Rick Astley on a loop by essentially ‘taking over’ any Google Chromecast within reach and forcing it to play a video of their choice. Shudder along in this Metro.co.uk article: Someone Has Invented a Device …