[FoRK] Huawei MiFi hax

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Fri Jul 12 06:57:33 PDT 2013


On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 02:29:03PM +0100, David Edmondson wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 12 2013, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> > If you bought a Huawei MiFi with a "web shareable" CF card
> > expecting that you're getting a CIFS/SMB device, beware.
> >
> > What you're getting is a built-in webserver, and JS uploads.
> > Enjoy quality code below.
> 
> Maybe you should buy a TP-Link TL-MR3020 + a 3G/4G USB stick + external
> battery (and a bumbag, err, 'fanny pack')? It will run OpenWRT.

I can fill up the 32 GByte CF card with some larger files (a few
GBytes of epub make the MiFi web server a sad panda), and
put up the rest on a real CIFS/SMB/NFS/whatever system (something
with own power, as a WiDrive).

P.S. When I meant a poor man's PAN I didn't quite mean it so
soon.


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