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This dirt cheap 4G LTE modem on a USB stick can be hacked to run mainline Linux

There are a number of cheap “4G LTE WiFi modems” available from Chinese devices makers are basically tiny computers/mobile routers powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processors and Android-based software. But hackers have discovered that they can be modified to run mainline Linux software like Debian 11. Chinese hacker HandsomeYingYan figured out that the bootloader of […]