Unstoppable exploit in Nintendo Switch opens door to homebrew and piracy

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  1. Rick

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    The Nintendo Switch may soon be a haven for hackers, but not the kind that want your data — the kind that want to run SNES emulators and Linux on their handheld gaming consoles. A flaw in an Nvidia chip used by the Switch, detailed today, lets power users inject code into the system and modify it however they choose....

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    https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/23/u...ndo-switch-opens-door-to-homebrew-and-piracy/
     
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    Gunz4Hire Exotic XeX Hunter

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    This is wonderful news (: Checkmate Nintendo
     
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    Things are certainly progressing, there's fully functional Linux distros working on the Switch and the atmosphere CFW is progressing nicely.

    I need to get some screwdrivers and a usb c to usb cable ordered so I can have a go at launching the test payload on my Switch.
     
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    Fail0verflow recently released their ShofEL2 exploit as well (on their github)
     
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