Hacking a EcoPlug

I got a kick out of this one, the author found that the EcoPlug uses ESP8266 modules in them.  So he replaced the firmware and now the device has alot more ability than it originally did.  This reminds me of when folks first started doing openWRT on routers.

Finding ESP8266 Inside Big-Box Store IoT Plugs

More info here


Note they are referenced being in Home Depot in Canada, I haven’t seen these in US based ones yet.

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