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Xiaomi Smart Home Device Reverse Engineering and Hacking - Documentation Repo

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Welcome to our repository for documentation of reverse-engineering of the Xiaomi devices.

You can find the repository to root your Xiaomi Smart Home device here.

Talks about our work: http://dontvacuum.me/talks/


  • Dennis Giese
  • Daniel Wegemer


Prof. Matthias Hollick at Secure Mobile Networking Lab (SEEMOO)


Prof. Guevara Noubir (CCIS, Northeastern University)

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Media coverage:

  • https://www.kaspersky.com/blog/xiaomi-mi-robot-hacked/20632/
  • https://www.golem.de/news/xiaomi-mit-einem-stueck-alufolie-autonome-staubsauger-rooten-1712-131883.html
  • http://www.zeit.de/digital/datenschutz/2017-12/34c3-hack-staubsauger-iot
  • https://hackaday.com/2017/12/27/34c3-the-first-day-is-a-doozy/
  • https://m.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/34C3-Vernetzter-Staubsauger-Roboter-aus-China-gehackt-3928360.html
  • https://www.notebookcheck.com/Security-Staubsauger-sammelt-neben-Staub-auch-Daten-ueber-die-Wohnung.275668.0.html
  • https://derstandard.at/2000071134392/Sicherheitsforscher-hacken-Staubsaugerroboter-und-finden-Bedenkliches (at some points very inaccurate)

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