Killcast – Hijack Chromecast Devices in Your Network

Killcast - Hijack Chromecast Devices in your Network

This tool can hijack a chromecast that connect to your network, Coded by thewhiteh4t Killcast is inspired by Subscribe To PewDiePie accident, because in that situation thousands of chromecast devices has been hacked to promote PewDiePie.

Overview

Inspiration – Thousands of Google Chromecast Devices Hijacked to Promote PewDiePie

This tool is a Proof of Concept and is for Research Purposes Only, killcast shows how Chromecast devices can be easily manipulated and hijacked by anyone.

Features

  • Extract Interesting Information such as Build Version, Country, Timezone etc
  • Rename
  • Reboot
  • Perform Factory Reset
  • Kill Active Applications such as YouTube, Netflix and Google Play Music

What is not working

  • Play any YouTube Video
  • Unable to kill Play Music
  • Other things that we are not aware of 😉

Tested On :

  • BlackArch Linux
  • Kali Linux 2019.1
  • Ubuntu 18.04
  • Termux
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Installation

BlackArch

pacman -S killcast

Ubuntu / Kali Linux / Termux

git clone https://github.com/thewhiteh4t/killcast.git
cd killcast
pip3 install requests 

Usage

python3 killcast.py -h
 
usage: killcast.py [-h] -t IP
 
Manipulate Chromecast Devices in your Network
 
optional arguments:
  -h, --help      show this help message and exit
  -t IP, --ip IP  IP Address of Chromecast 

python3 killcast.py -t 192.168.0.100

Demo


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