Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 7th Jan 2011 23:50 UTC
Games Sony has responded to the recent cracking of the Playstation3, and the company claism that they can fix the issue - which ought to be impossible considering the scope of the hack. "We are aware of this, and are currently looking into it," Sony said, "We will fix the issues through network updates, but because this is a security issue, we are not able to provide you with any more details."
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Multiple root keys?
by umccullough on Sat 8th Jan 2011 00:44 UTC
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Knowing next to nothing about PS3 security - the only thing I can think of is that their binaries are all signed with multiple keys, and that only one of their root keys has been compromised thus far, allowing them to blacklist the use of that key in future firmware updates.

Is that conceivable? If true, it seems like that would already be known to the hackers who have been exploring the PS3 - unless the current firmware and software hides the fact that other keys already exist and only Sony knows this.

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