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    Interesting read. Not entirely relevant since you’ve already got the chip removed, but my first thought would have been to go to Louis Rossman (https://rossmanngroup.com/) if you were in New York. Otherwise, very good write up.

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      Not my article, but I’m a proponent of Louis as well!

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      I must admit that I am skeptical whether its feasible at all to air gap such a closed and complex platform for “ particularly sensitive projects”, but just that the fact that the webcam stops working if the chip is removed surely can’t be seen as prove that it hasn’t wireless capabilities as well, or am I missing something?

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        I didn’t see any evidence that it did have wireless capabilities, except I guess the name “Broadcom”…the webcam behavior provides a plausible function for it, so it’s just as likely to have wireless capabilities as any other chip on the board. (Which is, for the paranoid, rightfully a nonzero probability.)

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          but just that the fact that the webcam stops working if the chip is removed surely can’t be seen as prove that it hasn’t wireless capabilities as well, or am I missing something?

          I know very little about wireless transmission, but wouldn’t it need some form of PCB antenna? Even an nrf24l01 needs a small PCB antenna. I guess that it could be in the housing?