Should I just wait?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by lexluth0r, Nov 23, 2015.

  1. lexluth0r
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    Should I just wait for cfw support on the new firmware on the o3ds or do you think this is gonna be like the PS3 and I should go hunt for a console with a hackable firmware?
     


  2. Spaqin

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    depends if you have an eternity to wait or not
     
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  3. Quantumcat

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    There were several years between the 4.5 exploit and the 9.2 exploit. So will be a minimum of a few years. Plus, a newer exploit may never be found and in the meantime exploitable consoles will get rarer and more expensive. Better to buy one now.
     
  4. Tony_93

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    "Should I just wait for cfw support on the new firmware"

    You talk about that like you know it's even going to happen.

    There isn't a confirmation that someone even has a working exploit in the latest firmware to begin with.

    We don't have a cristal ball neither to tell you if it's going to happen tomorrow, in a long time or never, so wether you should wait forever or not it's a decision up have to take yourself on YOUR OWN, it's your money and your time.

    There is one thing I am sure of and it is the fact that you can't keep up being on the latest firmware and wait to have an exploit... You'll miss it if it ever happens because you'll have updated already...
     
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    Sell that piece of crap you have, go on craigslist, and get yourself a 3ds with 9.2 or lower firmware because you're missing out all the fun.
     
  6. Viri

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    So, how come the PS3 was never hacked again? Is Sony really that good at security?
     
  7. 1vanchom

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    I know there are more people trying to find exploits than before, also it's even easier to understand how the 3ds works... but the people who discover and release those kernel exploits that we know, they were the gateway team... and I don't think they are trying to find a new one... becouse of the cfw... they know that gateway is going to die soon (not soon tm.)... and there is no motivation to do more research (economical)... but in the other hand... maybeit's better to just wait that those flashcards like sky3ds drop their price... (sorry for my english)
     
  8. Demifiend

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    It wasn't because the PS3 is really good at security, (See: Pexploit + PSNStuff (Yutolio's Database) + TrueAncestor BACKUP Injector 1.50 in all OFW's up to 4.70), but that's only a hack that allows you to play certain PSN games, and older things (Like, Crash Bandicoot or FFVII on the PS3 without using the PSN store) but there wasn't specifically, a support for the console after 3.55, want to know why?, easy, because each FW is a huge mess, Sony purposefully managed to make each FW with their own code, their own features, etc.

    It doesn't protect automatically or erase things from older firmwares, Sony decided to just make every FW after said version mentioned much more complex than any other one, and also making each new one different than the last one, as a response after Geohot could "link and chain" several CFW's in each FW of the PS3, take into other fact that the PS3 has a complex architecture, with several load checkings and you have a console that no one would bother to hack until, idk, Sony decides to stop supporting for the console, since what happened to GeoHot.

    The only user (as far as i know) who is bothering to even try in doing something, is modrobert, with his investigation regarding the PS3 XDRAM Serial, he managed to conclude the experiments only 11 days ago, and while we could potentially write something onto the XDR DRAM using the serial DRW Command (For more information check the Elpida_E1033E40_EOL_0.pdf attached to a post in the forum he is working to) the thing is, everything has to be wrote on the Memory Interface Controller, which we don't have control yet until someone manages to control the memory bus of the console, and even if someone manages to do that, then the serial Interface becomes useless.

    The scene has been going for quite a while, but the most progress that has been made it's indisputably by Nintendo consoles, the DS got hacked fairly quickly, the 3DS got also hacked after two years with the Gateway 3DS, the Wii U got hacked, and is still in development for a future IOSU exploit, all of this makes Nintendo the easy target for hackers in general, Sony and Microsoft are two different beasts however, the first had the PSP, which is a system that basically came pre-hacked, PS1 and PS2 consoles are also fairly easy to hack, however, the PS3, PS4 and Vita did plenty of changes compared to those consoles.

    The main change is, that the PS3 had different versions of firmwares on each console, making it impossible to hack unless you know everything about the console, and the possible changes it may have, the PS4 is more or less the same thing, it got the Brazilian/Russian method of hacking though, but still has a long way for a CFW to be made right now, the best thing we can all do is wait, i hope that eventually, the PS3 gets hacked by the next year, if it ever comes the case.

    So TL;DR the PS3 is a complex console to hack right now.
     
  9. Ronhero

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    Just buy a 2ds; they are cheap and work great
     
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    I agree. If you are in the US right now you could get one from target for 80 ish and the MK7 are pretty much 100% guaranteed to come with low firmware
     
  11. upfromtheskies

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    Sell your 3DS and games, then buy a 3DS with exploitable firmware and download CIA's of the games you had.
     
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    While I can agree (it is what I would do) but what if he has hundreds of hours into his games. He would have to buy the exploitable first, transfer everything, then sell to make his money back.
     
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    If he does want to get a 2DS then avoid the yo-kai watch bundled 2DS.
     
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    YES!! Make sure to pay attention to that. That is a big no no.
     
  15. Ericss

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    That's assuming that he doesn't mind getting an inferior, crippled version of the 3DS that is missing some features, of course.
     
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  16. Ronhero

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    Then buy one from me since I stock every model and color; just giving options
     
  17. Ericss

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    Just wanted to make sure that he knew what he was getting into, since you didn't clarify that in your post.
     
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    Wait
     
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    Ps Vita has better security than ps4