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Linux hackers crack Xbox via software only


The Free-X group wants Microsoft to release a signed bootloader for the Xbox -- or they will release their exploit. Meanwhile, Microsoft threatens legal action. This continues a long tradition of Xbox work.
A group of hackers claim to have broken all security measures on the Xbox games console without modifying the hardware, prompting Microsoft to threaten legal action.

The Free-X group had been requesting the release of a "signed" Linux boot loader from Microsoft, which would allow Xbox owners to run the open source operating system without any hardware modifications or the exploitation of the console.
 read more | mail this link | score:5283 | -Ray, July 5, 2003
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