- According to several people on X-S (linked above), new XBox 360 protection appears to have been implemented in the leaked 12606 and Fall 2010 Dashboard.
The new security against piracy and video game backups is reported in Kinect and the Beta XBox 360 Firmware along with Fable 3 thus far.
I have condensed the information to avoid being too technical, and some of the information has been taken from other people's posts from some high rated members, some not.
â€¢ In a new XBox 360 Beta firmware that leaked to the Internet, Microsoft has appears to have added new checks to see if a disc is legit inside the disc drive.
â€¢ One of the games that has been found to be giving problems is the release of Fable III. Right now it's unclear which games, DVD models and/or modified FWs are exactly affected.
â€¢ The software appears to run some checks on the disc in a way not thought before, with responses that can cause your console to be perma-banned, due to failing "Failed AP25 Challenge", OFFLINE!
â€¢ Here's some details from [Register or Login to view links]
, to quote: "We told you about here is now some time reports a rumor of a new integrated protection in Dashboard...