Hackers break new PSP firmware

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Hackers break new PSP firmware

The latest development from hackers working on breaking the security on Sony’s various firmware upgrades for the PSP has allowed homebrew software to run on even the latest patches – leading to concerns that pirate software may follow.

Until now, only version 1.5 of the PSP firmware has been able to reliably run homebrew software, although teams working on the system have managed to make some advances on later versions – including, notably, a crack that allowed purchasers of systems running version 2.0 firmware to downgrade them to version 1.5.

Read the complete story here. (Eurogamer)