Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 29th Dec 2010 22:38 UTC
Games The Playstation 3 has been cracked so hard even its momma felt the blow. "Approximately a half hour in, the team revealed their new PS3 secrets, the moment we all were waiting for. One of the major highlights here was, dongle-less jailbreaking by breaking the PS3 loaders, giving complete control over the system. The other major feat, was calculating the public private keys (due to botched security), giving users the ability to sign their own SELFs."
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Sony, Sony, Sony
by _Wannes_ on Thu 30th Dec 2010 16:15 UTC
_Wannes_
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2010-12-29

If only you didn't removed the OtherOS-option, the hackers would not have been so keen on breaking the PS3. As said in the presentation: it may have took them 4 years, but they only started after Other-OS was removed, which was a year ago.

It makes me wonder: would this had happened if Sony just left Other-OS alone?

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RE: Sony, Sony, Sony
by viton on Fri 31st Dec 2010 14:35 in reply to "Sony, Sony, Sony"
viton Member since:
2005-08-09

If only you didn't removed the OtherOS-option, the hackers would not have been so keen on breaking the PS3.

Ok. PS2 has official linux with full access to graphics hardware. Does it help? No
There was a lot of attempts to break PS3 even before Slim was announced.
So their words anyone should take with a grain of salt.
They don't care about Linux, but only of their fame or so and use linux to justify the piracy.

Edited 2010-12-31 14:37 UTC

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RE[2]: Sony, Sony, Sony
by umccullough on Fri 31st Dec 2010 16:01 in reply to "RE: Sony, Sony, Sony"
umccullough Member since:
2006-01-26

PS2 has official linux with full access to graphics hardware. Does it help?


The PS2 hasn't supported Linux for a long time now. They removed support for it in 2004 when they released the slim model.

I just picked up an old fat PS2 for that very purpose ;)

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