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PS VITA / PS TV Vita Webkit Exploit Explained
Many of you have probably heard about the recent webkit exploit for the PS Vita. A few days ago, Developer acez made a blog entry explaining various tests performed on the Vita exploit and the findings. Admittedly, the majority of what acez did is way over my head, but what I did take away from his blog post is that the exploit is not something that allows someone to run whatever they want on the Vita. Instead, the exploit is limited to the privileges of the Webkit process, meaning, there is still a lot of work to be done before the Vita is truly hacked. If this is something, I would invite you to take a look at the original article which I linked below.
Developer Aldostools has recently updated webMAN MOD to v1.30.34 after successful test were reported on the previous test version, that corrected some issues in webMAN MOD v1.30.33 that was included in the REBUG REX v4.65. Also Danish language was added making webMAN now comparable for 21 lanaguages. You can view the complete Change-logs below. Also Checkout this forum link for additional webMAN MOD information.
After the release of PlayStation 4 firmware 2.00 many had issues with the update. One been the newly added Rest Mode, that if turned on would allow the system to enter sleep mode and never wake up until one resets the console. So as word spread like wildfire on the webs many just made sure to switch the new feature off. Well... lets hope that this is the thing of the past as Sony has just rolled out firmware 2.01 [break].[/break]for the console that fixes this rather annoying bug. No official changelog available yet but I will update our thread containing all updates to the console once available.
Yes, you read it correctly, the PS4 finally received YouTube support. I was a bit surprised myself to learn that it took Sony an entire year to add YouTube to the PS4. Alas, now we can share our gameplay directly to YouTube as well as watch all the YouTube videos our hearts desire. Simply download the app from the PlayStation Store.
Thanks to Game Mod Developers Josh Hawks & Death_Dealer another popular PS3 get some new gaming mods as the devs have released Minecraft Elite Edition for the PlayStation 3 (PS3). This mod collection includes 20+ Custom Textures/Skin Packs. Giving this very popular game some new impressive visuals for the environment and characters. In the information below you can find out more about this release from Josh Hawks and also the video of this impressive mod in action. Be sure to click the forum link below for all the details of this release.
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Developer SKFU made a very interesting post a few days ago on his blog regarding PS4 firmware 2.0. He managed to get access to debug settings on his retail console. Although at the moment you cannot do anything with it, it is great news to see findings like these on the new console. SKFU also mentions that he managed to [break].[/break]get some readable code, so lets hope there is something useful in there.
PlayStation News Possible SQL Injection Vulnerability - PSN Accounts Not Secure
Reading over at the German tech website golem.de an IT security expert claims that Sony's PlayStation Network is vulnerable to a SQL injection attack. What is also alarming is that Aria Akhavan claims to have informed Sony regarding the matter, at the time of writing this, almost three weeks ago. If this is to be a valid claim [break].[/break]and if the threat still persists we could see another fiasco as we did back in 2011, when about 70 million account information was essentially stolen. The below quote translated by Google will get you the gist of it.
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A new update has been made by developer Joel16 to his impressive CyanogenMOD for the PlayStation Portable (PSP). This version is labeled as v2.3 Beta and has a couple of new features such as a Gmail App and an added Zoom function. Plus the developer has added some fixes and improvements on this project. You can checkout all the details of this latest update from the developer in the quote provided below. For additional information on this homebrew Application checkout this link
Developer ccregame has released the latest version of ReActPSN with the release of version 3.17, New in this update comes the added Support for DEX 4.65. Also, the developer has fixed Random Black Screen bugs when you play games from an External Device. Checkout all the details below in this small update, you can checkout all the usage details of this Homebrew Application via this link
Another update in for Universal Media Server as it reaches version 4.2.1. This is a stable version so don't confuse it with the alpha build (5.0.0-a1) released about two weeks ago. Update 4.2.1 improvements include transcoding speed, language support and abundant [break].[/break]support to various devices. Linux users, be sure to read the note from the developer in the quote below.
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