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Oct
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PLUS: CFW 4.21 'Theory' (including NoDRM method) explained!



Lots of buzz over the PS3 scene lately, with a possible upcoming CFW 4.21 and a new 'BlueDisk' dongle , so take a look at this summary of the all known info!

Things have been very interesting over at the PS3 Scene in the last few weeks, with lots of DRM-Free eBoots, DEX/debug releases and many other nice PS3 utilities for all us to enjoy.

Now, as you may know, there are many rumors about a possible and incoming CFW 4.21, first revealed by the "Red Power Team", and now there's more info about it, including an apparent "BlueDisk" dongle that would allow this CFW.

Here's a little summary of all the known 'facts' and a background of all this by the guys over at...
Oct
01
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Kinda gives him a 'Virtual Smackdown', but didn't get its account back yet...



Here's how a man catched a hacker selling his hacked XBOX account in a forum for $110...

When Eric Graff tried to log onto his Xbox Live account earlier this week, he found his password wouldn't work. That's right, his account had been hacked.

However, he managed to track down the thief and found him/her on an Internet forum, trying to pawn the account for $110.

When he started searching the Internet for stories of Xbox hackings, he read about "Forum Korner", a black-market website where people buy and sell other peoples' account information.

Oct
01
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Another update with a fix for a nasty bug.



M.RR has launched another version of its WifiHack app for the PSP, fixing a bug in WLAN_XXXX...

WifiHack by M.RR for the PSP, is an app that allows you to find and get a Router's default password, so you can have 'free' Internet access.

The new released v2.1 brings a few additions and a bug fix. Here's the full changelog for this one:

You can download the newest version from HERE!


NEWS SOURCE #1: WiFiHack v2.1 (via) HackingScene
NEWS SOURCE #2:...
Oct
01
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Shipping on Oct 1!



This kit will included 2 modes of installation that will fit the installer's experience...

Maximus has announced that the new Maximus SDTool for Corona 4GB will ship next month, and that the Kit will include 2 modes of installation that fits the installer's experience...

Here's the full announcement, features and kit contents:

Sep
30
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The multiplatform DLNA-compliant UPnP Media Server.



SubJunk is back with another update, adding new features and updating both FFmpeg and Mplayer...

Universal Media Server (UMS) by SubJunk, is a DLNA-compliant UPnP Media Server based on PS3 Media Server by shagrath. It is actually an evolution of the "SubJunk Build" of PS3MS.

Well, just a few weeks after v1.5.0, he's back with another version, this time adding "Video quality settings" for FFmpeg and AviSynth (and more...)

Here's the full changelog for v1.5.1:

Sep
30
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Also, multiMAN turns 2 years old.



Apparently, a new and incoming CFW labeled 'Red Power's 4.21' is real, meaning that we could finally go beyond the 3.55 CFWs...

If you didn't know, a Chinese website broke news of a new 4.21 CFW labeled Red Power's 4.21, a few days ago.

Well, PS3 dev 'Deank' has hinted that this one is indeed real, and confirmed this CFW will not need a dongle of any sort:

Additionally,...
Sep
30
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Another zero-day bug



The bug allow attackers to install malware on the system if they are running Java code

It is curious how when each release of Java, a new and important exploit if found. This time again, a famous security researcher stepped up with an important bug.

According to Computerworld:

Sep
30
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Several Samsung smartphones affected



A high-risk security flaw has been discovered in the TouchWiz interface that allows an unstoppable remote wipe of the devices

Bad news we have here for the Galaxy and almost all TouchWiz interface phones owners. It has been discovered a security hole that allows remote-wiping of the device just visiting a malicious web. Look at what Slahsgear is reporting:

Sep
30
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Aldo keeps updating his tools for the PS3



Aldostools has updated his 'Collection' of PS3 Tools, which now includes 20+ of them.

PS3 Tools Collection by famous PS3 developer aldostools, is a collection of applications for Windows with lots of functions for your PS3 games & console.

In the last few months, he has been actively developing the tools included on it, adding for example, new versions of BruteForce/SCETool Decrypter, mmDM 02.02.00, PS3 Keys 1.2, PS3 Cheats Editor 2.1.0.2, PKG ContentID 1.6.0.3, etc.

Here's the full list off apps included:

Sep
30
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Aldo keeps updating his tools for the PS3

Aldostools has updated his 'Collection' of PS3 Tools, which now includes 20+ of them.


PS3 Tools Collection by famous PS3 developer aldostools, is a collection of applications for Windows with lots of functions for your PS3 games & console.

In the last few months, he has been actively developing the tools included on it, adding for example, new versions of BruteForce/SCETool Decrypter, mmDM 02.02.00, PS3 Keys 1.2, PS3 Cheats Editor 2.1.0.2, PKG ContentID 1.6.0.3, etc.

Here's the full list off apps included:

Sep
30
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The SC team says so.



According to the SuperCard team, the recently released 3DS v4.4.0-10 FW update permanently blocks all but 2 flashcards in the market...

As you may have noticed, Nintendo released its 3DS Firmware Update v4.4.0-10 a few days ago.

As expected, it blocked most DS flashcards out there. And now, it seems most makers won't be able to release an update to its current devices because of a Hardware issue, according to the SuperCard team...

Here's what they said:

Sep
30
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A very nice real world Donkey Kong demo



This contraption makes use of an Arduino to relay signals from a NES controller to a 'real' Donkey Kong screen.

This neat fan-made contraption looks like an alternate-reality version of the Donkey Kong arcade from Nintendo, but of course, no pixels are present in this re-creation...

Sep
30
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A tool to edit PES 2013 for PC



Kitserver 2013 gets updated to version 13.0.1.1 with some fixes and updates.

Juce and Robbie are back with Kitserver 2013 v13.0.1.1. This windows app will help us to edit the PC version of Pro Evolution Soccer 2013.

Changelog:

NEWS SOURCE: Kitserver 2013 v13011 (via) Dekazeta

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Sep
30
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Thanks DUPLEX!!



DUPLEX has released a new eboot patch for Playstation 3, this time for FIFA 13.

DUPLEX has released a new EBOOT patch that allows you to play the awaited FIFA 13 on your 3.41/3.55 CFW Playstation 3 consoles. As always you just need to replace your old files with these new ones and enjoy the game.

If the game freezes the first time you load it, you need to quit back to the XMB and restart it again.

Thanks DUPLEX !!

NEWS SOURCE: Duplex releases FIFA 13 3.41 3.55 fix patch (via) PSX-Scene

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Sep
30
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Readies for comeback...



Kim Dotcom said the coding work for the new Megaupload is nearly finished, the servers have been ordered, and investors are lining up.

According to a post from Kim Dotcom's Twitter account, the new Megaupload is almost finished.

He has been teasing its return for a while now, and it looks like it won't take too long for the "new" service to arrive.

Here's what he has been tweeting:

Sep
30
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Nothing can't stop the scene



Wololo has released a new video running VHBL on a Playstation Vita with firmware 1.81.

As you should already know, Sony blocked the VHBL on Playstation Vita with firmware 1.81. Well, it seems that VHBL is still working on PS Vita. Wololo has released a video runing VHBL on a Playstation Vita with firmware 1.81.

The game used or the exploit used has not been revealed, so if you want to play homebrew on your Playstation Vita you have to use firmware 1.80.

Anyway, that's really good news!!


NEWS SOURCE: Video VHBL on Vita Firmware 1.81 (via) Wololo's Blog

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Sep
30
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A windows app to change the options in the game



PES 2013 Editor 1.0 has arrived to make our life easier.

[email protected] is back to release PES 2013 Editor 1.0, a windows app to easily edit all the options in Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 for PC.

The options that you can change are: