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PlayStation 3 'hacked' by hardware crackers

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A group of hardware hackers claim they are about to release the first product to allow gamers to play homemade and pirated games on the PlayStation 3.

The PS3 is the only games console that has not been hacked, despite being on the market for more than three years.

Now a group called PSJailbreak says it will release a USB dongle containing software that allows users to save games to the console's hard drive.

BBC News - PlayStation 3 'hacked' by hardware crackers
 

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Sweet. I'll definitely look into this once I get a PS3
 

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Sweet. I'll definitely look into this once I get a PS3
I wonder if Sony will come out with an upgrade that will look for the dongle and disable it.
 

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I wonder if Sony will come out with an upgrade that will look for the dongle and disable it.
Firmware update....almost certain it will. Geohot found an exploit in the linux feature and they promptly disabled that. He later claimed to have made a custom PS3 firmware update that bypassed the required updates to access PSN. But he stopped working on that.
 
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