Killcast manipulate chromecast devices in your network. This tool is a Proof of Concept and is for Research Purposes Only, it shows how Chromecast devices can be easily manipulated and hijacked by anyone.

Inspired from this hack, thewhiteh4t has created it, an open source tool for testing and research purposes, if you have a Google Home or Chromecast you can test and learn how simple it is to manipulate these devices if they are exposed or if you are in the same network.


  • 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

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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

Video Tutorial