The O.MG Cable is a popular tool for security professionals and enthusiasts, offering a covert way to gain access to a target device. To ensure its optimal performance and take advantage of new features and security enhancements, it’s important to keep the firmware up to date. In this blog post, we will guide you through the process of upgrading the firmware of an O.MG Cable on a GNU/Linux Ubuntu system using a set of simple commands.
Step 1: Installing pySerial
The first step is to install the pySerial library, which allows communication with serial ports. Open a terminal and execute the following command:
sudo pip3 install pyserial;
This command will install pySerial and its dependencies on your system. You may be prompted to enter your password to proceed with the installation.
Step 2: Cloning the O.MG-Firmware Repository
Next, we need to obtain the O.MG-Firmware repository from GitHub. Change to the desired directory in the terminal and execute the following command:
git clone https://github.com/O-MG/O.MG-Firmware;
This command will create a local copy of the O.MG-Firmware repository on your machine.
Step 3: Navigating to the O.MG-Firmware Directory
Change into the newly created O.MG-Firmware directory by running the following command:
This command ensures that you are in the correct directory to proceed with the firmware upgrade.
Step 4: Plugging in the O.MG Cable
Before flashing the firmware, plug in the O.MG Cable to your computer’s USB port. Ensure that the cable is properly connected and recognized by the system.
Step 5: Flashing the Firmware
To initiate the firmware upgrade process, execute the following command:
sudo python3 ./flash.py;
This command triggers the firmware flashing script using Python 3 and grants it the necessary privileges to access the USB port. You may be prompted to enter your password.
You will see progress updates and notifications on the terminal during the flashing process. Do not disconnect or interrupt the cable while the firmware is being flashed.
Once the flashing process completes, the O.MG Cable will install the latest firmware, ensuring optimal performance and security.
Conclusion: In this blog post, we provided a step-by-step guide on upgrading the firmware of an O.MG Cable on a GNU/Linux Ubuntu system. By following these commands, you can keep your O.MG Cable up to date, benefit from new features, and enhance its security. Remember to exercise caution during the firmware flashing process and avoid interrupting it. Enjoy exploring the capabilities of your upgraded O.MG Cable!