Kid Icarus Uprising Idea

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by misterb98, May 25, 2012.

  1. misterb98

    misterb98 Moral Gateway User. Wat.

    Aug 24, 2010
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    I saw an article some time back about using your computer as a proxy to re-watch nintendo video files.
    If someone could figure out how spotpass is done with Kid Icarus Uprising, you could theoretically spoof nintendo and send yourself a customized weapon gem.

    The only way I can see this happening is if somebody used their computer as a proxy and logged all packets going to and from the 3ds. IF they are smart enough, they may be able to figure out how it works, and then send some data of their own.

    This could even (possibly) become an exploit in which to softmod the 3ds, though that is incredibly unlikely.

    Please share your thoughts, unless they are flame.

  2. Tom Bombadildo

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    Jul 11, 2009
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    I forgot
    No. It's not as easy as "Analyze, change, send". IIRC, the data sent via sportpass is encrypted, and unless a Nintendo employee who knows the keys comes out and gives them to us, the chances of us finding them ourselves is next to none.
  3. elisherer

    elisherer I ♥ 3DS

    Dec 16, 2009
    Right section. Can't be done.

    Spotpass as all communication with the 3ds uses encryption, more precisely AES-CTR. The CTR (Initial counter) is inside the header of the spotpass packet.
    Meaning you need a special key to decrypt it.
  4. misterb98

    misterb98 Moral Gateway User. Wat.

    Aug 24, 2010
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    Never mind then. :/
  5. MandL

    MandL Advanced Member

    Dec 13, 2009
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    Would it be possible to replicate spotpass data then? of course we can't decifer it, but if we can get the packets we can just resend them to the 3ds (once a day) for extra spot passes, correct?
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