News: Caution! NDS tool bricks your DS!

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  1. shaunj66
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    Â[​IMG]ÂCaution! NDS tool bricks your DS!Â[​IMG]

    ÂDS scene stoops to new lows.




    A new tool, named "r0mloader" and "CrashMe" apparently released by Darkfader that promises to run ROMs from the Supercard and GBA Movie Player in fact erases lots of critical files from your flash devices and even parts of the firmware from the DS, rendering them useless!

    Here's a quote from the readme...

    Whatever you do, do not run or use this software in any way. It can brick your DS.

    These files are showing up in different forms, some even disguised as games... so be very careful at the moment with what you do.


    Please head over to this topic for more information.


    Thanks to enarky and dEC0DED for the information.
     
  2. Sc4rFac3d

    Sc4rFac3d GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    DarkFader did this?
     
  3. shaunj66
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    Check the topic in the news for evidence. I'm not saying he did or he didn't myself... But the odds sure are against him.
     
  4. Sc4rFac3d

    Sc4rFac3d GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Yea just read it.. And even DSDEV is supporting it. :/
     
  5. Knattabert

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    Too bad this will make people rather use Emulators instead of buying a DS when Emulators work better. Good work, DSDEV....
     
  6. tomdarth5

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    From Supercard site

    what we need is some kind of utility to check for this code as if they are merging it with homebrew and roms there will be no way of knowing if anything is truly clean or not!

    [​IMG]

    It's just this kind of malicious shit that makes my blood boil!
     
  7. adgloride

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    Some kind file checker was made for the psp to detect if the files were bad or not. Lets just hope someone write one for the DS or they update the flashme program.
     
  8. The Teej

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    Just like the odds were aginst mondayz when he released a virused version of that GBAsharky tool or w/e it was, remember guys? And it turns out it wasnt him, it was some other bastard who RC'd him and modified the app the night before.

    Every turned against mondayz, and all those who did were slapped with the glove of humiliation.

    I'm gonna sit on the sidelines for this one. Thanks for the info anyway, guys [​IMG]
     
  9. Foppzter

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    Yes I remember the old GBAsharky incident, I was one of the few ones that tried to get people to not shout wolf at that time.
     
  10. Elora

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    Welldone - Stop Piracy now. ! Buy your games and you wont have any problems.!
     
  11. Hellfenix

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    DSDEV is NOTTTTTTTTTTTT Supporting this ever! Dsdev is a friendly ds deving community, if you don't beleive me go see BigRedPimp's blog and read what he thinks about this whole shit!
    You guys just assumed they are supporting him, stop following what you hear and find out by yourselves!
     
  12. Kyoji

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    :'(
    Dunno what to think personally, I think DF just gets alot of flack because he was so instrumental in creating the DS scene. He's like Bill Gates, people blame stuff on him even if he had nothing to do with it.

    I'll need a bit more evidence than some .txt IRC logs to convince me he did it. Innocent until proven guilty, I say.
     
  13. azoreseuropa

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    I dont believes it. It is gossip and where is the evidence ? Nah. I need a proof, first.

    But it could be true and again I do not respect Fader because he can be cruel sometimes. [​IMG] [​IMG]

    DSDEV is NOT supporting this.

    Check it out: -----------> http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=27761