USB spy cable - teardown & vulns

I did a quick teardown of one of the inexpensive USB "spy cables" that have hidden microphones & geolocation capabilities. I soon realized the backend controls were horribly insecure and allowed anyone to monitor all of the cables in use. That's when I bumped into Mich and learned he had started down this rabbit hole a few months earlier and was in the middle of trying to disclose the situation.

Security Research by Mich: