160w ago - As a follow-up to his PS3 Hypervisor Reverse Engineering Progress report, today graf_chokolo has published on xorloser's blog (linked above) his updated PSGroove payload which now allows for decrypting PKGs from PS3 PUP files.
To quote: "So guys, I promised to you that I will made my PSGroove payload public.
I just uploaded it to github. Let me first explain how it works. I do not have much free time, so please do not expect me to explain every detail to you. The target group of this release are advanced programmers among you. The source code is not commented but it's clean, well structured and self-explaining.
My payload has 2 stages. The 1st stage is actually a PSGroove payload. It initializes the gelic device and allocates memory needed for the 2nd stage. Just compile the 1st stage binary, convert it to C hex array and replace the PSGroove payload.
The 2nd stage does the real job, e.g. decrypts a CORE_OS_PACKAGE.pkg from a PUP file, runs some isolated SPU module or dumps...
Just under a week ago we reported that Medal of Honor was working with Open Manager for PS3 JailBreak users, and today datalogger (JasonMcKey on Twitter) has updated the PL3 Payload which fixes the 80010019 error that Medal of Honor and other new PS3 titles gave users prior to updating them to run.
166w ago - Today Hermes at Elotrolado.net (linked above) released his PSGroove custom payload v3 and as a result moh.sakhaii has updated Open Manager for PS3 to version 1.15 followed by 1.16, 1.17, 1.17.1 and 1.17.2 updates.
167w ago - Today Hermes has updated his PSGroove payload on the Spanish site Elotrolado.net and French site Logic-Sunrise.com (linked above) has made available some updated hex codes, both of which reportedly fix PS3 controller issues with some titles including F1 2010 and Street Fighter.
In addition, wanapaki and evilsperm has shared a PSGroove Hermes v2 Pack which includes most compatible boards.