Rickrolling your neighbors with Google Chromecast

Presented at ToorCon San Diego 15 (2013), Oct. 20, 2013, 2 p.m. (20 minutes)

The Google Chromecast is a handy, user friendly, little gadget that allows users to play video to HDTVs from a variety of sources, wirelessly. What could possibly go wrong? There's been some research into modifying the software that runs the Chromecast, but what I really want is to Rickroll my neighbors. This presentation will demonstrate how to hijack a Google Chromecast on any network to play videos of your choosing. Let no TV be safe.


  • Dan Petro / AltF4 as Dan "AltF4″ Petro
    Dan Petro is a Senior Security Analyst at Bishop Fox (formerly Stach & Liu), a security consulting firm providing IT security services to the Fortune 500, global financial institutions, and high-tech startups. In this role, he focuses on application penetration testing and secure development. Dan has presented at numerous conferences, including DEFCON and BSides, and is the founding member of the Pi Backwards CTF team. Prior to joining Bishop Fox, Dan served as Lead Software Engineer for a security contracting firm. Dan holds a Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University with a major in Computer Science, as well as a Master's Degree in Computer Science from Arizona State University.


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