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Despite being entrenched in full-on legal warfare, George "GeoHot" Hotz managed to find time to make an appearance on G4's Attack of the Show last night to discuss his history and, more importantly, his current suit with Sony. While Hotz himself doesn't support piracy, the code he and other promi...

January 14th 2011 at 5:50pm 0 Comments
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Last week, hacking group fail0verflow and well-known iPhone hacker George "GeoHot" Hotz revealed new hacks for the PS3 allowing pretty much anyone to run unsigned code on the system. Sony has yet to nullify this through "network updates" as promised, and has instead chosen to address this problem by...

January 12th 2011 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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The PS3 root key saga continues, with hacker Geohot posting a video demonstrating homemade software running on a PS3 using firmware 3.55. There's not much to the software, essentially a reworked "Hello World" that says "sup dawg, it's geohot," but it's more than enough to prove viability of homebre...

January 7th 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Last week, hacking group fail0verflow claimed to have found a method for discovering a PlayStation 3's "private key," each system's unique code restricting access to unsigned code. GeoHot (who found another PS3 exploit a year ago) says he has released the PS3's METLDR root key to the public, which a...

January 3rd 2011 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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The Dev-Team Blog was just updated with a new redsn0w version 0.9.6b4 jailbreak (based on Geohot's Limera1n bootrom exploit) for iOS 4.2.1. Unfortunately, iOS device owners won't find jailbreaking as easy as navigating to a website. And the 4.2.1 jailbreak is currently "tethered" so owners of the i...

November 23rd 2010 at 5:55am 0 Comments