Posts Tagged ‘ps3’

[Pre] Palm Pre Jailbreaks PS3

A coder going under the nick “black_zero” ported the PS3 jailbreak to the Palm Pre. Find his instructions for “PS3 Freedom for Palm Pre” on the PSX-Scene.com. [Update] In contrast to “PS3 Groove” this version also seems to enable the possibility of backups – means circumventing of copy protections. It is legally not allowed to […]

[PS3] PSGroove: Open Source PS3 Jailbreak Released

As expected an open source version of the PS3 Jailbreak has been released by french hackers Mathieulh and RichDevX. Find the source code here. Support for PS3Jailbreak’s backup manager which would technically allow piracy, has thus been disabled as this implementation targets at homebrew only. The exploit is intended to be burnt to AT90USB and […]

[PS3] Sony Australia Vs. PS Jailbreak Suppliers

Sony Australia somehow managed to get court orders for a temporary injunction against australian based modchip sellers like OZModChips, ModSupplier and Quantronics. Until today (Aug 31st, 2010) none of the modchip sellers is allowed to sell any PS Jailbreak device they rather have to give up the whole stock that they get until today. Well […]

[PS3] Hacking the Hackers: PS Jailbreak Reverse Engineered

German Gamefreax claim to have reverse engineered a testing PSJailbreak device. They say this exploit is based on emulating of a USB hub which gets virtual devices attached and unattached at certain points during the boot process. Among those emulated devices there is also one that uses the ID of Sony’s JIG module. Anyway Gamefreax […]

[PS3] GeoHot Reenables “Other OS” (Linux) Support

What happened so far? GeoHot has had a reverse-engineerer’s look into Sony’s high tech gadget and Sony immediately declared war. Obviously in panic, Sony announced to deactivate Linux (Other-OS) support with their latest firmware 3.21. This was the time when people were wondering how long it would take until GeoHot would reenable it. The magic […]

[PS3] XorLoser Releases PS3 Exploit Toolkit

Notorious XorLoser has fully rewritten GeoHot’s PS3 glitch attack programs, that allow more convenient exploiting. He names it XorHack. It allows you to call lv1 syscalls (level 1 system calls) from a normal (userspace) program. It also lets you run the software required when triggering the PS3 exploit from a normal userspace program. To give […]

[PS3] GeoHot Opens All HV’s SPUs / XorLoser Preps Manual

Obviously notorious George Hotz has managed to get all 7 SPUs of the Playstation 3′s CPU under his control. This means although he cannot access the CPU’s root key, he now can decrypt everything that’s going thru these SPUs like datastreams of (encrypted) commercial games. The PPU is higher on the control chain then the […]

[PS3] GeoHot Hacks PS3′s Hypervisor Protection

Notorious iPhone hacker GeoHot has succesfully circumvented the Playstation’s security system. According to his latest blog entry, he has dumped LV0 and LV1 code, thus allowing him to (theoretically) run code on the processor, bypassing the hypervisor. The Playstation’s hypervisor is intended to run third party software (like Yellow Dog Linux) on a virtualized level, […]

[PS3] Infectus Chip downgrades Playstation 3 Firmware

The first mod chip has been released a couple of days for the Playstation 3 (PS3). It allows installation of any firmware revision you prefer for your best gaming experience, means you can up- and downgrade to whatever firmware you like (see video below). And no: it does not allow playing backups of your games. […]