Posted on Jul 31, 2014 11:06:11 AM

Several Bishop Fox researchers will present next week at two of the most prominent infosec conferences, Black Hat 2014 and Security B-Sides in Las Vegas. You can read about what …

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Posted on Jul 28, 2014 11:00:20 AM

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: …

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Posted on Jul 27, 2014 10:00:28 AM

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: …

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Posted on Jul 25, 2014 10:00:26 AM

The Rickmote Controller, based on a Raspberry Pi, makes it possible to hijack a Chromecast and force your neighbors to watch Rick Astley. Find out more about the Wi-Fi enabled …

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Posted on Jul 24, 2014 1:23:06 PM

Bishop Fox is referenced in this RFID-blocking travel vest review. The vest is designed to prevent possible RFID hacking. Read the original Travel Insider blog post here: Scottevest RFID Blocking …

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Posted on Jul 23, 2014 10:21:02 AM

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 …

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Posted on Jul 22, 2014 3:34:23 PM

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 …

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Posted on Jul 22, 2014 3:20:13 PM

Dan Petro built a "Rickmote Controller" that can hijack a Chromecast, and play an endless loop of Rick Astley's "Never Going to Give You Up." The Rickmote enjoys the spotlight …

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Posted on Jul 22, 2014 10:18:49 AM

Created by security researcher Dan Petro, the appropriately dubbed Rickmote Controller takes its name from the popular Web prank, which involves getting unsuspecting users to click a link that plays …

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Posted on Jul 21, 2014 2:57:07 PM

Dan Petro, a security analyst for Bishop Fox, built a proof of concept device that’s able to hack into any Google Chromecasts nearby to project Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give …

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Posted on Jul 21, 2014 2:37:50 PM

Bishop Fox consultant Dan Petro built his Rickmote with a Raspberry Pi, two Wi-Fi cards, open-source Wi-Fi cracking software called Aircrack, and a touchscreen. The Daily Dot discusses the Rickmote …

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Posted on Jul 21, 2014 2:23:59 PM

Dan Petro's Rickmote was featured in an episode of c|net's Web series, Tomorrow Daily. The series is dedicated to the daily discussion of the latest tech news. Watch episode 021, …

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Posted on Jul 21, 2014 1:59:16 PM

Bishop Fox Senior Security Analyst Dan Petro has built the Rickmote Controller, a proof-of-concept device that hijacks Google's media stick to play everyone's favorite Rick Astley video (and theoretically, any …

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Posted on Jul 21, 2014 1:00:30 PM

Dan Petro’s Rickmote Controller is featured in this SlashDot post: The “Rickmote Controller” Can Hijack Any Google Chromecast. Watch his demonstration here: RickMote Controller - Hijacking TVs via Google Chromecast …

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Posted on Jul 18, 2014 1:45:38 PM

The Rickmote is highlighted among five of the week's most interesting new gadgets in this Wall St. Cheat Sheet article: 5 Gadgets From This Week: Rick Roll Makes a Chromecast …

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Posted on Jul 17, 2014 3:51:54 PM

With the touch of a button, Senior Security Analyst Dan Petro can make any Google Chromecast in wireless range Rickroll its unsuspecting viewers. The device is called the "Rickmote," and …

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Posted on Jul 17, 2014 3:48:30 PM

The Rickmote is on a roll! Gizmodo discusses Dan Petro's latest tool in this article: "Rickmote" Chromecast Hack Brings Unauthorised Astley to Wired TVs …

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Posted on Jul 17, 2014 3:12:22 PM

If you love a good rickroll as much as the next internet geek, then Bishop Fox security researcher Dan Petro's latest hack gadget, dubbed the "RickMote," will be right up …

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Posted on Jul 17, 2014 3:09:07 PM

Concern has risen over Google’s popular Chromecast TV streamer’s Wi-Fi security, after Dan Petro unveiled a ‘Rickmote’ remote control which hijacks any nearby Chromecast via Wi-Fi (without requiring a password), …

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Posted on Jul 17, 2014 3:05:12 PM

Senior Security Analyst Dan Petro has developed an amusing piece of hardware called the “Rickmote” that takes advantage of Chromecast’s simplified Wi-Fi setup, hijacking a wireless connection to deliver a …

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Posted on Jul 17, 2014 11:00:19 AM

Senior Security Analyst Dan Petro has developed an amusing piece of hardware called the “Rickmote” that takes advantage of Chromecast’s simplified Wi-Fi setup, hijacking a wireless connection to deliver a …

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Posted on Jul 17, 2014 3:00:51 AM

The Rickmote Controller allows someone to rickroll nearby Chromecast users with a single press of a button, which disconnects the Chromecast from its Wi-Fi. Read more about the tool and …

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Posted on Jul 17, 2014 3:00:46 AM

Dan Petro entered a brave new world of Rickrolling when he discovered how to exploit the Chromecast to force Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” video directly on Chromecasts …

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Posted on Jul 17, 2014 3:00:43 AM

Senior Security Analyst Dan Petro has developed an amusing piece of hardware called the “Rickmote” that takes advantage of Chromecast’s simplified Wi-Fi setup, hijacking a wireless connection to deliver a …

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Posted on Jul 17, 2014 3:00:39 AM

Chromecast-owning households may be set to endure Rick Astley's ghastly oeuvre, thanks to a new device that can hijack victims' TV sticks and insert replacement content. Senior Security Analyst Dan …

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Posted on Jul 17, 2014 3:00:23 AM

Senior Security Analyst Dan Petro has developed an amusing piece of hardware called the “Rickmote” that takes advantage of Chromecast’s simplified Wi-Fi setup, hijacking a wireless connection to deliver a …

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Posted on Jul 17, 2014 3:00:08 AM

Senior Security Analyst Dan Petro has developed an amusing piece of hardware called the “Rickmote” that takes advantage of Chromecast’s simplified Wi-Fi setup, hijacking a wireless connection to deliver a …

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Posted on Jul 17, 2014 3:00:06 AM

Senior Security Analyst Dan Petro has developed an amusing piece of hardware called the “Rickmote” that takes advantage of Chromecast’s simplified Wi-Fi setup, hijacking a wireless connection to deliver a …

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Posted on Jul 17, 2014 3:00:00 AM

A flaw in Chromecast's initial setup process allows hackers to assume full control over the online streaming device with Wi-Fi range. Follow Dan Petro on his Rickrolling journey in this …

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Posted on Jul 16, 2014 11:00:49 AM

Senior Security Analyst Dan Petro has built a Rickmote Controller from the Raspberry Pi that can hijack the Wi-Fi connection of a Google Chromecast and make it play Rick Astley's …

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Posted on Jul 16, 2014 11:00:13 AM

Using a Raspberry Pi, a touchscreen, and some 3D printing, Senior Security Analyst Dan Petro begins his Google Chromecast Rickrolling journey. Dan Petro’s Rickmote Controller is featured in this Linebaugh …

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Posted on Jul 16, 2014 11:00:08 AM

The Rickmote Controller will try to hijack any Chromecast device within Wi-Fi range and replace the video stream with content of the hacker’s choosing. In this case, creator Dan Petro …

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Posted on Jul 16, 2014 11:00:04 AM

First published in this Wired article, Senior Security Analyst Dan Petro has created a handheld device, using a Raspberry Pi that will hijack the Wi-Fi connection on Google Chromecast and …

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Posted on Jul 16, 2014 10:00:07 AM

Using a Raspberry Pi, a couple of Wi-Fi cards and a touchscreen, Senior Security Analyst Dan Petro begins his Google Chromecast Rickrolling journey. Dan Petro’s Rickmote Controller was featured in …

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Posted on Jul 16, 2014 9:58:30 AM

Just when you thought the rickrolling meme might finally be dead, a Google bug has unwittingly allowed the R&B croonings of Rick Astley to migrate from your computer screen to …

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Posted on Jul 16, 2014 3:00:38 AM

Senior Security Analyst Dan Petro has developed an amusing piece of hardware called the “Rickmote” that takes advantage of Chromecast’s simplified Wi-Fi setup, hijacking a wireless connection to deliver a …

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Posted on Jul 3, 2014 9:06:54 PM

Data brokers collect data from numerous sources for everyone in the U.S. The amount of data collected and the potential for security breaches, particularly from wearable devices, has become alarming …

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Posted on Jul 2, 2014 9:00:31 AM

Experts weigh in on how companies can fend off cyberespionage attacks like those used by a recently discovered group of Russian hackers. Senior Security Associate Kevin Lawrence offers a defensive …

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Posted on Jul 1, 2014 10:00:46 AM

Dark Reading community members discuss hacker movies that inspired them at a young age – good or bad. Partner Vincent Liu explains how Sneakers sparked his interest in the infosec …

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