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Google’s Chromecast devices are again being hijacked due to an unpatched bug discovered years ago. A group of hackers have exploited a design flaw that allows access to devices through poorly configured routers with UPnP enabled and display their own messages and videos. This bug was discovered by Senior Security Associate Dan Petro when he showed how Chromecast could be taken over and rickroll televisions with Rick Astley videos in 2014. The Hacker News discusses these newest attacks in the article Thousands of Google Chromecast Devices Hijacked to Promote PewDiePie.