The PS3 Is Secure… For Now (Dun Dun DUN)

The PS3 Is Secure… For Now (Dun Dun DUN)

Hacker KaKaRoTo (real name Youness Alaoui), the fellow behind the PSFreedom jailbreak, thinks the PS3 is now secure after the recent firmware update.

“Their previous errors were epic fails, it doesn’t mean they can’t do an epic save either.. they seem to have fixed all the issues they had,” Youness Alaoui wrote on Twitter (via CVG).

KaKaRoTo says that it looks like the PS3 has been re-secured, adding, “but it doesn’t mean it can’t be broken again from scratch.” Does that mean KaKaRoTo is up to the challenge?

“Oh, before I get flooded: NOT BY ME! I don’t really care about breaking the PS3, I’m fine with what we have so far. I will NOT work on it!!”

Sony is currently battling rapper hacker George Hotz, who helped crack the PS3 and posted the console’s source code online.

Youness Alaoui (KaKaRoToKS) on Twitter [Twitter via CVG]


  • He didn’t post the console’s source code. Get your facts straight guys… most of your posts on the PS3 security issues are factually incorrect.

    On the firmware side of things… nice pick up Sony. We’ll see how well you saved soon enough I guess.

    • yeah i kinda hate they keep pinning that on those guys because it was geohotz who has caused the issues

      The fact is since they have there other OS back yet again plus like a years worth of firmware updates unless sony puts in some super awesome must have feature

      Any attempt to crack it now is more focused at a piracy side of things

      if they want homebrew or whatnot they dont have to update there consoles

      • Yeah, but if they used that kind of logic they could have just not updated to the firmware that removed OtherOS in the first place, but they all did it anyway.

      • Only problem with that is if they want to jump out of their linux playground and get immersed in some new [insert game title here] that will only run on firmware version [whatever] and over PSN for multiplayer.
        Still kinda boned… :\

  • and i do recall on two months ago that fail0verflow stated that they couldnt fix it up and secure, well guess who’s eating their hat

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