I sure am glad they broke people's third party controllers and removed Linux. Here's the funniest part of the story: So what took these hackers so long?
Members of the fail 0verflow team a collaboration of hackers and coders best known for cracking the Wii and executing unsigned code on Nintendos console said Sonys removal of Linux on the console was the impetus they needed to get on and hack it.
_] [_ The only sad thing is, that the others who worked on this won't get the | |attention they deserve because they probably want to remain anonymous (also | |they don't care about E-fame | | [_ PS: This is neither about drama nor E-fame nor 'OMG WE HAZ BEEN FIRST', we | |just thought you should know that we're disappointed in certain people.
You | |can be sure that if it wouldn't have been for this leak, this key would never| |have seen the light of day, only the fear of our work being used by others to| |make money out of it has forced us to release this now.
There can't be any more egg on your face than losing your encryption key to the public. I'm having trouble seeing this as anything but great news. Removal of purchased videos from our redownload lists. Any other phone-homes will just be hacked out, signed with an engineered key and re-released by pirates.
Hi folks, When Sony decided to require all PS3 customers to lose advertised features by removing Other OS if you update the system, my Dad decided he didn't want to update his PS3 anymore.
If you, like me, prefer to stay on 4.46 and not to update, you wont be able to watch recently bought blu ray movies. [*] Using keyset [isoldr 0x0001 04.46] [*] Template header decrypted.
_] [_ Now the catch is that it works like this in every 'scene', just that in | |others it usually doesn't come to light.Perform a system software update to renew the encryption key.)The “key” (literally) lies within a file called “Aacs isoself”. (scetool 0.2.9 (C) 2011-2013 by naehrwert NP local license handling (C) 2012 by flatz[*] Loaded keysets. We need to resign this file from Update 4.50 for 4.46 and replace it on the console. An anonymous reader writes "PS3 security has been compromised again.The holy grail of the PS3 security encryption keys — LV0 keys — have been found and leaked into the wild.The copyrighted content is protected by setting an encryption key on both the disc and the device used to play the disc. An AACS encryption key expires in 12 to 18 months and must be renewed. You must renew the Advanced Access Content System (AACS) encryption code on your Sony Play Station 3 every 12 to 18 months.The encryption code is required to play commercial Blu-Ray movies and access some features on Blu-Ray discs.They decided to release the keys along with a statement decrying the initial leak that allowed Blue Disk-CFW to sell custom firmwares..----=========================================================----. [_ As this was a group effort, we wouldn't normally have lost a word about it | |ever, but as we're done with PS3 now anyways, we think it doesn't matter | |anymore [ | | | [_ People should know that crooked personalities are widespread in this so | |called 'scene'.