PS DOWNGRADE announced!

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  1. TLSS_N
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    TLSS_N Who is John Galt?

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    I saw this on EurAsia, and i didn't see it here.

    looks like it's the same people as PSJAILBREAK.

    edit:corrected post.
     


  2. The Pi

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    I don't even have a PS3 but it's very good news. [​IMG]
     
  3. TLSS_N
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    TLSS_N Who is John Galt?

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    Yea, I am sure sony is scrambling to block this as we speak.
     
  4. iFish

    iFish Slower than a 90s modem

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    Wasn't the original PS Jailbreak banned and never even sold?

    Maybe we're thinking about somethign different. I am talking about the one that OzModChips were showing off.

    The one that was susposed to cost over $100
     
  5. TLSS_N
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    TLSS_N Who is John Galt?

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    yea it was, but i am sure we can get a clone out sooner or later to downgrade with all the other devices.
     
  6. emigre

    emigre Has complex motives

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    If you downgrade, doesn't it mean you're still fucked if want to play games that require FW 3.42 and above?
     
  7. TLSS_N
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    no, you can get around this. read here. somehow, i think i better get a ps3 real soon [​IMG]
     
  8. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

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    http://www.psdowngrade.com/faq
    Waitwhat. One-time downgrade what.
     
  9. sudeki300

    sudeki300 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    this is so fake it is untrue, it just another empty lie by the jailbreak team. these guys will never have anything new a all 3rd party usb devices have been locked down tight after firmware 3.41, so i cannot see how they can get the usb dongle to even be seen by the ps3 in 3.50. plus the video does not even show that the ps3 is connected to the tv, or show any process of the downgrade except a quick cut of the dongle flashing the another cut of the screen showing 3.41. fake fake fake...................sudeki300
     
  10. TLSS_N
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    TLSS_N Who is John Galt?

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    might be a software limit that they put into the code, I am sure once the hackers get a hold of it and dump everything, they will find a way around it, as for it being fake, they have been saying for a while they have a solution in the works. so if they really did then this is it. I am just going to wait to see what happens before i buy anything xD.
     
  11. cwstjdenobs

    cwstjdenobs Sodomy non sapiens

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    Everybody in the know seems to think it's real. They are also going on about how the PS3s security seems to mainly have being a result of marketing and lack of motivation rather than good design so maybe others are working on something too.
     
  12. SifJar

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    I don't know how they claim it will work "on all future upgrades", but if they think anyone is going to pay for this, they are quite mistaken. It will without a doubt be reverse engineered within a few weeks at the most I'd say, and ported to the many open source ports and all the cheap clones too. And without the ridiculous one time use and $40 price (on top of the $100 for the original dongle. Or buy the dongle AND the downgrade for the bargain price of...$125)

    Anyhow, not really the solution they promised. But I guess it is a solution. But I don't see why if they can downgrade from 3.50, they can't "jailbreak" on 3.50? If they are capable of booting into a mode where they can install a lower firmware, surely they can run unsigned code at some point in the process?
     
  13. TLSS_N
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    I am sure that all will be revealed soon enough, all we can do it wait [​IMG]

    another reason i think that it's a one time downgrade is because they do not want people going around and downgrading all there friends ps3's, so they basically force you to buy a new one each time.
     
  14. cwstjdenobs

    cwstjdenobs Sodomy non sapiens

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    They probably think they can sell the downgrade for a couple of months and then start selling a v2 jailbreak that uses the newer exploit/works on newer firmware.
     
  15. MeritsAlone

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    Spaaaaace!
    Im pretty sure Sony is gonna fix this as fast as they did with the jailbreak itself. Sad.
    I have a PS3 but im not gonna jailbreak it, i want originals only [​IMG]
     
  16. default2k

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    So is the PS3 hackeable or not??
     
  17. TLSS_N
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    TLSS_N Who is John Galt?

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    just have some patience, I am sure that all will be answered soon enough. mathieulh will more than likely get a copy of it, and do what he did last time.
     
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    This might be something outside of the firmware.
     
  19. cwstjdenobs

    cwstjdenobs Sodomy non sapiens

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    That's what I was thinking, some sort of bootloader exploit? But I have no idea how the PS3 boots to even work out if that sounds feasible.
     
  20. SifJar

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    If so, that could explain their confidence in the future-proofness of the downgrade. However, if this is so, hopefully someone will find a way to exploit the outside of firmware exploit (I am assuming this is again an exploit) to patch and load the firmware, so that it has the effect of jailbreaking the firmware. Perhaps even permanently [​IMG]