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What do you think? Sony leaked info on "unhackable Firmware"

Discussion in 'Sony PSP - Mod and firmware discussion' started by bigcuz000, May 9, 2007.

  1. bigcuz000

    bigcuz000 Regular member

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    Via PSP Spot

    This is information I recieved from my EB Games Regional Manager source in:

    Sony was sending out Emails to its Commercial Retailers that all new PSPs to be sent out will have 'Downgradable Prevention' built right into them. All new PSPs to be shipped out as of next week Friday, May 18th, will be a higher firmware, 4.xx (specifics were not released), but they were promised to include new security features to prevent hacks and downgrades. Apparently this is one of their first steps to start focusing on the PSP again, instead of diverting all attention to the PS3.
    The new firmware will be available for download off Official, and most likely Unofficial, sites 2 days after the shipment is sent out.
    This also happens to be the shipment of PSPs to be sold for the price of $169.99CAD with a Game. As of now, you can still purchase the downgradable PSPs for anywhere between $190.00-$220.00 depending on the Commercial retailer.

    This news is obviously coming from a Canadian EB Games, based in Calgary, so this might not be effective for those in Europe, but possibly for the USA. These shipments are expected to be North American wide.

    So, check your PSP firmware and downgrade compatability before purchasing.

    So what do you think? Is it possible, could our hacking days be over?
     
  2. mrgooey

    mrgooey Regular member

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    nah ...
     
  3. chanman1

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    Technically all their updates have 'downgrade prevention' built in. That's partially why they keep on coming up with new firmwares.
     
  4. gasconade

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    no way..... everything that can be built, can be destroyed...

    sony cant stop us...no matter how many USC nerds they cram in a closet with hot pockets...
     
  5. bigcuz000

    bigcuz000 Regular member

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    i agree with gas. so far most firmware has been downgradeable at some point. 4.00 wont be any different. but i think it will bring out a new challange for team noobz and team c&d. it will be interesting.
     
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  6. CKhaleel

    CKhaleel Regular member

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    Git that right, dude!
     
  7. bigcuz000

    bigcuz000 Regular member

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    what did i say wrong.
     
  8. gasconade

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    i think he meant "got" ...
     
  9. sk8flawzz

    sk8flawzz Regular member

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    well good thing for those of us that are already using 3.XXOE rite??
    im pretty sure this can be hacked just like all the other firmwares have, looking forward to how long it takes and all that, should be interesting
     
  10. MUNKYEARS

    MUNKYEARS Regular member

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    everything can be hacked no matter what

    and i have heard that the psps software architecture will be slightly
    modified so the encryption will be harder to crack but not impossible
     
  11. c0sit0

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    There is always a way cause if you can make it. We can take it apart even if it takes a week of work.
     
  12. Blackwire

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    if the pentagon could be hacked....so could a lil playstaion portable! V_V
     
  13. MUNKYEARS

    MUNKYEARS Regular member

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    thats so damn true lol

    when did the pentagon get hacked?
     
  14. moon1990

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    undowngradeable firmware??? wats that
     

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