How close is the Xbox 360 to being hacked?


Word is out on the street that a flaw in the Xbox 360 DVD firmware may allow a hacker to install his own custom firmware in there unchecked, and as such gain full control of what the DVD will or will not accept. In practice, this would mean that the drive could gain the capability to boot backups of original game DVDís by flashing a self-built firmware in there which ignores the mandatory disc signing.

The bold claims are being made by user TheSpecialist, who has been credited with a firmware hack before, which actually went unreleased because of several very good reasons. Xboxic Ľ How close is the Xbox 360 to being hacked? via digg

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 15th March 2006 11:15PM