174w ago - Update: Team Jungle and C4E have now joinedTeam Hades to assist with their ongoing research to hack the PS3 entertainment system!
A few weeks back we first reported news of a PS3 Blu-ray 302R drive being successfully connected to a PC by DemonHades and examined by JaicraB, and today Team Hades reports that Calimba has managed to do it with a newer PlayStation 3 Blu-ray 304R drive as well.
To quote from their PlayStation 3 hacking progress update, roughly translated from Spanish to English:
"Well, I just woke up with this news, our mail Calimba has managed to connect the 304R model is one of the newest, and also ensures better to connect the PS3 Slim.
The way forward has been entirely empirical, so we do not try it because it does not show any information on the Internet.
Moreover, the good news is we already know to extract and decrypt the FW. I think that people who criticized...
To quote, roughly translated from Spanish to English: "Well more information from the recent work done by the HadesTeam and Calimba, this time show photos of the connection and also how Windows shows the drive contents PlayStation 3.
JaicraB already returned from his vacation and is back operating on the computer to attack the reader.
As discussed, we work in parallel to exploit Other. We have access to BD reader as if it were one more unit of your PC.
"Our colleague has managed HadesTeam Calimba of connecting the PS3 BD player to the PC, as you all know the communication interface that uses the reader is bd flex belt so you do not have any type of connector for this work, so we have communicated BD reader to the pc to start to investigate...
181w ago - Yesterday some videos were posted of GeoHot's iPad, iPhone, iPod coverage from Nuit Du Hack in Paris, and today we have some videos and a slideshow (PDF) of the PS3 hacks segment from the conference courtesy of malow82.
Forum user xrayglasses attended one of GeoHot's scheduled conferences, and stated the following to quote:
"He's booking for talks at 3 cons, I only got to see the one he just did in France. He's labeling his talks around PlayStation 3 security, and when he comes on basically talks about i-products for two hours with a mention of PS3 in the last 10 minutes, literally in the same details as his blog.
In videos of it on youtube, you can hear people there laughing when he integrates his ego into his talk. I don't think he realizes what a small fish he is in the RE community.
He even said publicly that he was contracted to reverse the iphone which really...