Exophase can confirm that all variants of the USB-hub emulating exploit (PSFreedom, PSGroove, PSJailbreak) are no longer functional in firmware 3.42.
Good job, Sony
The exploit only worked on firmware 3.41 anyways. So It might be just a simple update to the shellcode/payload/memory address's to the jailbreak for it to work on 3.42 Why this disagrees? In the next couple of days you will see an article saying "PSJailbreak ported to 3.42"
tho like jhawk said might not even be meant ta disable the hack...
Well that didn't take long. But Sony knows these hackers are persistent. They're gonna find a new way for PSJ to work... and get screwed over by another FW update.
If you have to ask why you're getting disagrees you're a complete idiot. People click the disagree button because they disagree with your statement. This is how the system works.
wrong kiddo. PS jailbreak guys claimed that it would work on all firmwares. Well... all I can say is... Good job sony.
So if say say the sun is in the middle of the solar system I will not get disagrees?
It probably is just a temporary solution, but for now....T-bag time. I guess you'll just have to make firmwares more often, eh, Sony? *Gets in face with a grin*
Someone posted a link to a new update for PSJailbreak and PSGroove. The link has been removed now. http://psx-scene.com/forums...
HAHAHA SONY KICK Y'ALL ASS
To all those idiots who paid money for the JB all i have to say is Bwah ha ha ha ha.
Great news! No chance at all of getting backwards compability now. What will be next? Will they remove the internet browser? Will the video channel say it's last goodbye? Find out in the next firmware downgr...update!
Muahahaha.... there goes the pirates dream....
It may not be that simple, remember the hackers didn't actually hack the PS3, they just put it in debug mode using a supported, but not publicly available method. It's quite possible that Sony have permanently disabled this capability. If that's the case then they will actually have to try and hack it next time.
Boo-hoo for pirates, seems like the dream is over...
It only Dose Stopping pirates... ARHHHH!!! Now swab The Deck you Crusty liver smelling scallywags!! ARHHH!!!
more like : Sony 1 , PSJ : 1 and gamers: -1 psj won 1 point for hacking the "unhackable" sony win 1 point for blocking it , even if it's temporarily gamers get -1 because we lost otherOS and times updating these meaningless updates .
im not gonna celebrate about this i mean chances are they are gonna turn it around we have seen it so many times already i can already see this turning into some sort of back and forth thing doesn't really matter since jailbreak or no jailbreak nothing was gonna change for me anyways
The Internet Browser seems faster. Culd just be me though.
About time, now pre install this in ever new ps3 and watch the hackers go nuts wasting their time trying to keep up.
Finally! Sick of hearing bout this crap.
uh technically speaking your going to hear even more about it now
This is good but within 24hrs I think we will be seeing an article like " PSJailbreak now works on 3.42", I hope not.
Well, is software, so they can change the Software for a different purpose which is the Firmware. Until Sony implement a software for the purpose to make unusable the Software (the Hacks) and not only changing the version of the Firmware. But there are other good news. PS3 is still not hacked via Hardware, which is what Geohot was doing and fail doing that. This all stuff is via software.
Yes, I think we can bet money on that. If Sony has disabled the JB, then they certainly seem to have won a battle. However, the hackers are probably already at work sorting out how to overcome this firmware update for new revisions of JB. As such, Sony's victory is really a phyrric Victory. http://en.wikipedia.org/wik...
Genius Commodore, simply genius. Lucky for you I'm here to administer a little surgery. I can't believe you used the word pyrrhic to describe this. Tell me, what devastating casualties for which the phrase was coined have Sony suffered thus far? Ah yes, you mean the millions of consoles already running this? Or the millions of devices sold? Or the admittedly funny but likely also currently defunct ps3 calculator hack? As is you need to wait and see, while unlikely to be either it is just as valid at this unknown stage to announce it a flawless victory (Mortal Kombat stylee). Oh and in case you think I'm trying to say that, by equally, I mean also ridiculous. Achievement Unlocked Head, arse, separated. Surgery Complete! 10G (It wasn't worth more).
24 hours? Common PS3s are no longer capable to work in debug/dev mode. Those "crackers" will have to buy their way in to another back door, maybe they can steal from Sony again as they can't actually crack it, but I'm pretty sure they will need a "bit" more than 24 hours... LOL
Indeed. Sony are much faster than MS and Nintendo on anti-piracy.
look what happened to the psp....
the future is toooooo digital.
Rofl that was fast! Show those pirates Sony! Fuckin' pirates stealin' and plunderin'...
people are worried about playing ps2 backups. This is where being an early adopter really pays off. While those who used PSjailbreak to play ps2 games, long after this hack is dead and gone I (60gig ps3 owner) can still play them. Sony didn't consider it a threat until the recent news about playing ps2 and psone games came out. I'm updating right now without having to worry about losing my backwards compatibility. Off topic: This isn't the first we've seen of this kind of hack. It was a coffee shop in Korea if i'm not mistaken that claimed that they were running ps3 backups off the internal HDD. I remember it having a red "Z" on the cover of the disc. It also came with a usb drive and they were selling it for about the same as the Jailbreak.
PS3 doesn't play PS2 games as well as PS2 and 60gb covers only about 90% of the games. Plus they can't be played from the HD so Jailbreak wins there I'm afraid. Also, most people don't have 60gb PS3s. There are more people in the world besides you.
Actually it's the PAL 60GB PS3's that can't play all PS2 games, the NA/JP 60giggers can play all PS2 games since they have both the CPU and the GPU unlike the PAL version which only has the PS2's GPU onboard.
So if say say the sun is in the middle of the solar system I will not get disagrees? I would disagree because the sun is not in the exact center of the solar system. It wobbles a little.
agreed it was well played by not announcing the update, and seeing how there actually is NO homebrew apps as of yet, lets see how many people just update out of boredom from waiting for a good homebrew app lol.. also now sony know EXACTLY how the exploit is done, so as hackers try to make another one sony are probably already one step ahead of the new hacker :)
People who have gotten jailbreak already can still profit from it because they can easily buy a cheap pre-owned PS3 for online play. Sure they won't be able to play the free games they get online but most games have most of their value offline. Example: Infamous, God of War 3, GT5, Demon Souls etc... When Jailbreak developers said compatible with all firmwares, they obviously meant all existing firmwares. When they said that, 3.42 didn't exist. Its good that Sony has reacted quickly but the hackers will keep striking until Sony changes the low level code which may never happen.
Yeah, works great for old games and games in the next two months. But, after that, you know games are going to come with 3.42 on the disc and required to play them.
I didn't update :)
the hackers will figure it out again. its only a matter of time.
I wonder if it'll be another 4 years. LOL!
we hardly knew you
Now we'll see if the hackers have truly hacked the source code or if all of this hullabaloo is over code that no one has even accessed yet.
These hackers are annoying. It's too bad the same laws don't apply like when someone breaks into your house. "You loot, I shoot" lol. Cause they're basically breaking into the PS3 and stealing games. Freakin bums lol.
Yeah, it will just be updated again and again. And Sony will patch it again and again. Rinse, repeat. Who cares? such a small amount of people pirate console games anyway I doubt it will make much of a difference in total sales.
I smell a patch by pass soon. Dont really care since i dont plan on using the jailbreak.
EDIT: oops wrong post
Temporarily Hackerz can't be stopped once they find a weakness @above(tiamat5) Resources are irrelevant when it comes to hacking..
Hackers are low life losers.
That's where you are wrong BeAGamer.. Hackers and Pirates are two completely different things. Game pirates are low life losers, Hackers just want to get the most out of their hardware in fact.. One way to define the term hack is to find or create a new use for a product that it wasn't intended for. So technically using a key as a screw driver can be referred to as a "Hack"
...... really? Judging a group of people without even knowing them.. Pretty ignorant comment.
People like me that work in IT, view hackers as equally low as pirates. And because I work for a financial company, anyone getting caught trying to hack us will have a nice vacation in Federal prison.
Did you stop to think of how Sony stopped it? If Sony disabled the USB ports during startup until after the OS is running, then the hack is now useless. Every version of this hack uses the same procedure and if that procedure is disrupted, then bye bye Jailbreak.
I didn't think of that! + Intelligence bubbles
Easy fix. Since you have to boot it in debug mode upon boot. What about devs, don't they need debug mode? Or is this for people that fix PS3s? I assume the later.
Devs have debug units. They would need this on retail PS3s.
These 'hackers' didnt do any real HACKING. They just obtained a USB device that sony repair centers use to restore consoles. and just mass produced it. Hackers? more like theives.
Job well done Sony, You've done us all proud! :P
they could've waited longer so that people buy ps3 for jailreaking then update! and boom! ,look at all the money
you just noticed the difference between ms and sony
To bad for future jailbreak users. Existing user can just wait for a program that downgrade the firmware on games. Just like the one on Xbox 360 that can downgrade to any Wave you want.
Well...that pretty much crushes homebrew dreams . :/
As Sony wins a battle, the hackers prepare for round number 2 in this never ending battle for PS3 supremacy…
That's my Nostradamus impersonation for today.
Damn it! You published this story less than a minute before I was about to! Well..... congratz. Prepare to see the temperature skyrocket, buddy.
Go Sony, a salute to you
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