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Chromecast update breaks root-friendly exploit

We hope you weren’t planning to tinker with your Chromecast this weekend. GTVHacker has confirmed that a recent firmware update to Google’s streaming media stick plugs the bootloader exploit that many are using to get root access.

via Pocket http://www.engadget.com/2013/08/02/chromecast-update-breaks-root-friendly-exploit/

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Chromecast Has Been Rooted – Bootloader Exploit

Well that didn’t take long. The team over at GTVHacker have worked their magic on Chromecast. The HDMI dongle announced by Google last week was so popular they had to cancel their 3-free-months of Netflix perk.

via Pocket http://hackaday.com/2013/07/29/chromecast-bootloader-exploit-it-runs-android/

Here’s the how-to: Bootloader Exploit Package
Waiting on my USB OTG cable to come….

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