Manipulate Chromecast Devices in your Network
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Manipulate Chromecast Devices in your Network

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.


  • 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 :

  • Kali Linux 2019.1
  • Ubuntu 18.04
  • Termux


Ubuntu / Kali Linux / Termux

git clone
cd killcast
apt-get install python3
pip install requests


python3 -h

usage: [-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 -t

Demo - YouTube