164w ago - As scheduled, today the PS3 Firmware 3.21 update is available for download and as Sony previously confirmed it disables the OtherOS functionality in an effort to make the PlayStation 3 entertainment system more secure.
More details to come as they are available, including a full PS3 Firmware version 3.21 changelog. At the moment, all that is available from the PlayStation Japan site according to TheSixthAxis.com is the following, to quote: "Firstly it appears the quality of of PlayStation format software from the Store has been improved, presumably referring to the PS1 functionality (FFIX?).
Secondly, it appears that the security of MP4 video playback has been boosted too, removing some vulnerabilities."
• The [Install Other OS] and [Default System] features have been deleted.
• The playback quality of some PlayStation¬® format software that is downloaded (as a purchase or for free) from PlayStation¬®Store has been improved.
• A security patch was added to address security vulnerabilities that may occur when playing MP4 format video files.
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yea it sucks.. but it is being worked on.. unless he was joking which i don't think he was.. geohot was claiming a few days ago to have a working 3.21 with otheros support.. because he was asking if there were any other new features in 3.21 to show in the sneak peek video hes suppose to be making.
i don't completely agree with their tactics of not sharing info with other smart people but i believe the days of the uncrackable beast are numbered.. so be patient and hope its sooner than later!