PS3 Jailbreak firmware released [Video]

Jan 10, 2011
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PS3 Jailbreak firmware released [Video]

Hacker Geohot has released a custom firmware tool for the PS3. The new firmware is intended as a proof of concept, has been signed using a homebrew tool that takes advantage of the leaked PS3 root key, and will eventually allow for non-official firmware to be run on the console.

The hack takes us one step closer to restoring "Install Other OS" functionality on the PS3, which was stripped from the console - much to the Linux community's disgust - midway through 2010.


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