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Custom Firmware on the Nintendo Switch has just got a major leap forward!

However it is likely that it will help them reverse engineer the boot process of the Nintendo Switch, and look for vulnerabilities there. Finding an exploitable bug in the boot process generally implies full control of a device, the possibility to install custom firmwares in …

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Nintendo Switch : 9.9.17

Nintendo Switch, firmware 3.0.2, was released. Although at this time it appears that the update is not compulsory to access online services such as the eShop, this might change as Nintendo could make the latest firmware required for eShop at some point. Unsurprisingly, many users …

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Playstation 4 Jailbreak Update (Firmware 4.5x)

Again I’m stating this has not been released publicly at this time. If you have a low twitter follow count (I don’t know what he considers low) he will automatically ban/mute you to cut down spam. The PlayStation 4 (abbreviated as PS4) is a home …

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Hacking the Nintendo Switch : Part XII : Target = Homebrew

PegaSwitch is an exploit toolkit for the Nintendo Switch. By taking over WebKit, we are able to read/write memory, call native functions, and otherwise explore the functionality of the Switch from the domain of the WebKit process. This does not currently enable homebrew software, but …

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Hacking the Nintendo Switch : Part XI : Jailbreak PoC

Jailbreaking is the process of removing software restrictions imposed by iOS, Apple’s mobile operating system, on devices running it through the use of software exploits. Jailbreaking permits root access to the iOS file system, allowing the downloading and installation of additional applications, Proof of concept …

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Hacking the Nintendo Switch : Part X : Secure Boot

Sorry I meant USB Cable, not USB drive, I’m a bit tired. Secure Boot is a security standard developed by members of the PC industry to help make sure that your PC and some electronics boots using only software that is trusted by the PC …

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Hacking the Nintendo Switch : Part IX : Webkit Exploit

WebKit is a layout engine software component for rendering web pages in web browsers. It powers Apple’s Safari web browser, and a fork of the project named Blink is used by Chromium-based browsers, such as Google Chrome and Opera. WebKit also forms the basis for …

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