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Fixed: GoPro HERO9 / HERO10 Advisory

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

This bug is now fixed in the latest releases GoPro HERO9 v.1.72 GoPro HERO10 v1.42Please update immediately.  <Left for future reference> There is a major bug with the latest GoPro HERO9 (v1.70) GoPro HERO10 (v1.40) firmware that puts the camera into an endless rebooting state. They haven't been forth coming as to what causes the failure but have amassed it's something to do with old wireless connections being stored when an upgrade occurs. The suggestion is to do a factory reset after the...

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GoPro HERO 10 Teardown

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

The GoPro HERO 10 "Kong" was just released If it wasn't for the milestone edition number, one may consider this camera a "HERO 9+" as the hardware under the hood hasn't changed much. The only major change is the GP2 processor. Hardware-wise, almost everything else, including the sensor, is the same in this iteration. Of course, the power comes from the software advancements and the new powerful imaging pipelines.  With this latest processor, GoPro Inc. is able to step up the frame...

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GoPro Media Mod Teardown

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

Built for Vloggers the GoPro Media Mod allows users to accessorize their GoPro with an external LCD and microphone. Code named "Borg" it finally shipped three months later than the original GoPro HERO8 release date. From our analysis, this delay was caused by the software lagging the hardware.  Features User configurable stereo audio input:   (Standard Mic, Standard Mic+, Powered Mic, Powered Mic+, Line In) Unidirectional built in microphones. Media Mod front or rear. Micro-HDMI output for monitoring, playback, & recording. Monitoring / Playback 4K (3840x2160@30Hz) maxRecording...

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GOPRO MAX Teardown

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

It's been a while since we performed a physical teardown of a GOPRO, but with the innovations in the new GOPRO MAX, a full teardown is warranted. This camera will allow you to get stabilized, immersive shots, with minimal post editing. Many other blogs have already reviewed the MAX's functionality, so we'll focus on the internal wizardry that makes it work. System's Components Housing The ABS plastic housing has a rubberized overmolding. It consists of two halves, sealed together by some sort of epoxy....

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GoPro HERO7 Black Teardown

Posted by Mark Kirschenbaum on

The GoPro HERO7 is an update HERO6 with 2GB vs. 1GB of ram, a new USB interface chip, and an MFI chip to associate better with iPhones. Trunk touches quickly on various security vulnerabilities with these kind of IOT devices and how to remediate them for those needing OPSEC.

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