Aussie judge makes ban on PSJailbreak USB dongle permanent

Last month I mentioned that a new USB dongle called PS Jailbreak had surfaced that promised to jailbreak your PS3 without having it open the chassis or void your warranty. The flash drive plugged into the USB port on the PS3 and hacked the console to allow you to play games off the hard drive directly.

Sony was fast to fight the dongle in Australia with a court battle that resulted in a preliminary injunction against the sale of the PS Jailbreak dongle. The preliminary injunction was issued on August 27 in Australia.

The judge has now come back and made the injunction on the PSJailbreak dongle permanent baring it from sale in Australia. The bad news for Sony is that the software code for a hack that works the same way is now available free on the internet meaning Sony just got pwned.