RickMote Controller - Raspberry Pi Case - Chromecast TV Hijacking Tool
by bishopfox, published
The "RickMote Controller" by Bishop Fox
The "RickMote Controller" is a Raspberry Pi based hacking tool by AltF4 of Bishop Fox. With a single click of the face, it lets you wirelessly hijack nearby TVs by exploiting a flaw in Google Chromecast.
This entry is the custom case for the RickMote, encapsulating the Raspberry Pi, battery, and Adafruit PiTFT - 2.8" Touchscreen Display.
More Info on RickMote Controller:
- GitHub - Bishop Fox - rickmote
- Bishop Fox - Blog - The Rickmote Controller: Hacking One Chromecast at a Time - 16July2014
- YouTube - Rickmote Controller - Hijacking TVs via Google Chromecast - 15July2014
- YouTube - ToorCon 15 (2013) - Rickrolling your neighbors with Google Chromecast - 20Oct2013
- Wired Magazine - Rickroll Innocent Televisions With This Google Chromecast Hack - 16July2014
- The RickMote case for a Raspberry Pi prints in 2 core pieces (and 2 optional faceplates) that can easily snap together:
- Faceplate - BishopFox Logo (Optional)
- Faceplate - RickMote Controller - Logo (Optional)
- First, print all 4 pieces: top, bottom, and two faceplates (optional).
- Insert your Raspberry Pi into the Bottom piece. Raspberry Pis can be bought here:
- Carefully attach the Top to the Bottom. Should firmly snap together.
Two color flap (different color faceplate logos)
- Done by printing face up, and pausing print once it starts printing the logo, to switch out filament for different color. Guide on doing this:
Hardware – Known to Work with the RickMote
Raspberry Pi – Model B
- Adafruit PiTFT - 2.8" Touchscreen Display for Raspberry Pi
- Amazon.com - AmazonBasics High-Speed HDMI Cable (6.5 Feet/2.0 Meters)