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Hotz brings OtherOS back to PS3

Just one week after declaring war on PS3 platform holder Sony, hacker George Hotz has demonstrated a custom version of Sony’s latest firmware 3.21 that can run the since removed OtherOS functionality. The recent 3.21 firmware update removed the functionality from PS3s – a move Sony said was designed to …

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The iPad has been hacked

An existing loophole used to crack the security features of the iPhone has allowed hackers to jailbreak the iPad just hours after Apple’s new tablet device hit the US. Known American iPhone hacker MuscleNerd has, as spotted by TechRadar, already posted videos online that appear to show him running unsigned …

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Hacker releases PS3 exploit

PS3’s days as a piracy-free platform are under threat with the news that famed hacker George Hotz has publicly released the details of the exploit he uncovered over the weekend. Hotz had previously claimed to have found a way to gain read/write access to the console’s system memory and HV …

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PS3 hack claims gather pace

A hacker who made his name by being the first to break Apple’s iPhone 3.0 firmware is claiming to have been the first to hack Sony’s until-now piracy free PS3. The hacker community is taking these claims far more seriously than similar statements made earlier this month. Writing on his …

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Pirates claim PS3 hack success

With piracy rife in the Wii, Xbox 360, DS and PSP markets, the PS3 has to date proved the only current-gen machine to successfully fend off the hackers – but it seems that things could be about to change. According to reports on Maxconsole, a lengthy and convoluted workaround has …

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Latest Wii firmware blocks homebrew and Freeloader

It seems that Nintendo has decided to take action on the growing homebrew Wii community following news that its latest update to the Wii’s firmware (version 3.3) removes files associated with ‘unauthorised modifications’ from users’ machines, according to Joystiq . In addition, GoNintendo reports that it also seems that firmware …

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Illegal GTA IV rip appears online

The first reports of illegal rips of GTA IV appearing online on Xbox 360 have started to emerge – and the game’s presence on a number of gamertags confirms that some are already getting to grips with Liberty City. Kotaku reports that a PAL rip of the title appeared on …

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