81w ago - Today Spanish PlayStation 3 developer Rokiski at DemonHades has released what he calls Chaos Air Bringer, a PKG application that allows CFW users to change their PS3 MAC address on Custom Firmware.
To quote: This little tool lets you make some magic in your machine. It lets you change your MAC Address FOREVER, easy, uh?
a) Put a pendrive / external hdd, for example, in any usb port (app search for it).
b) Now you have 2 options:
Dont put any file in the usb unit.In this case, the program will use a special mac address (Air Address)
Or put a file called "mac.bin", this file will be your new mac. You need put inside in binary format your 6 bytes of your new mac, for example, DE 11 00 11 4A DE.
c) Install app, and launch it.
d) The program will try make a backup of your old mac in the usb unit as "mac_original.bin". Remember take it in some secure place before launch again the program or will be overwrite and you will lose your original value, perhaps forever... i don't know.
e) Wait to the program returns to the xmb or reboot. If not reboot auto, reboot manually the PS3, and you will see the changes forever.
f) Its all folks!
a) You need SS patches enabled to use it, if not perhaps you will have problems because lv1 dispatch manager blocks your service requests.
b) If the program CANT make a backup of your old mac, led will blink in red.
c) If the program CANT change your mac, the led will remain off (if you reboot your machine its will revert to green)
d) If the program CAN make a backup or your mac led will blink green.
d) If the program CAN change your mac led will be off and later green.
e) I tested it and works as a charm, but remember that you only take your choices with your machine, not blame me if you mess something.
f) Its not change any value at the ram (lv1, vsh or lv2), the change is real.
g) You can change in a custom firmware, and later update a official firmware and your mac will remains changed.
h) This program will be a plugin in JFW DH 3.41
The mac change is real, its have a lot of uses, as example:
a) Make funny stupid videos of "new firmwares" without hide your mac (stupid use, but well, a lot of people is stupid and live in dark hole places... ).
b) Make a true use avoiding that your mac can be banned, or in a legit video that your machine appear as it.
c) Spoof your mac to catch wireless conections that have mac auth list, and use this wireless connection (yeah, Chaos Air Bringer).
d) A lot of uses that your imagination can have...
About the source code, it is a very easy app to make, only need use your brain, or reverse it (it is easy). And yeah, i can change EID values, etc, very easy.
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I saw this post in the demonhades web from the author:
"One last note, to make sure everything is correct on your machine, if you make a change of MAC, remember that you have to be in a firmware patch to prevent the SYSCON checks. The change is real, so if for any reason the SYSCON done some checking in a version without these patches would give problems.
I say here that's why I specified that probe, and it worked for pearls, but take care always. The change CAN work in an official firmware, but make sure to have your old mac, and before making any changes to official firmware leave it as it was before, to avoid future errors. REMEMBER IT!
If you have checks from SYSCON you machine will shutdown as if you use a downgrade without lv1 checks disabled.