[Vita] NAND dumped!

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  1. DinohScene
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    Yifan Lu has successfully dumped the Vita NAND!
    The NAND is roughly 3.7 GB big and 800 MB of it is encrypted.
    This ofcourse doesn't concern pirates as it is useless as of now.
    But maybe this will allow downgrading much like the 3DS allows.

    Source: Max Console.
     
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    I forgot
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    I swear, I keep telling myself that j bought a Vita at the right time and More and more things keep happening to make that true.
     
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    Really this doesn't mean anything for Vita hacking. At the moment, there aren't any usable exploits for the Vita (AFAIK, IIRC Yifan found a usermode exploit in an old old firmware which would allow for Homebrew, but I haven't heard anything on that in a long time).
     
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    NAND dumping hardly ever leads to exploits.
    It does however lead to the understanding of the files on the NAND + the decryption of such files (once decryptions keys are found) to build custom firmwares.
     
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    So on a Dark day of 3DS Hacking, The PSVita rises from the ashes. Typical.
     
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    Cool, but ultimately useless to the average peon.
     
  9. fojacko

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    I bought a vita because of the Borderlands 2 and Minecraft announcements. I saw terraria was on the eshop after buying the vita and have sunk more than 24 hours into it (long amount of time for me). Also, upcoming indie games like OlliOlli are making me love my purchase even more, it looks pretty epic (if you didn't know, OlliOlli is best described as a hybrid of Canabalt and Tony Hawk's games.)

    But really, a good portable version of minecraft (port of the console version, not the stripped down pocket edition) is enough to persuade minecraft fans to buy a vita, and face it, there isn't exactly a shortage of minecraft fans, is there?

    I guess I should say the point of this post. What i'm trying to say is that this shouldn't be getting the average user excited, since if i have read it right, this hasn't lead to any homebrew progress.