Awesome article about what makes hacking the Vita so difficult!

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User Info: zandm7

zandm7
3 years ago#1
http://yifan.lu/2013/09/10/why-hacking-the-vita-is-hard-or-a-history-of-first-hacks/

Super article explaining the difficulties of hacking the Vita. Definitely worth a read.

tl;dr The Vita is one of the most secure consumer devices out there.
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User Info: guedesbrawl

guedesbrawl
3 years ago#2
practically guaranteed it's failure in 3rd world countries. R.I.P Vita
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batman3k5
3 years ago#3
I thought it was already hacked
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User Info: StrikeNinja24

StrikeNinja24
3 years ago#4
So how does this benefit us?
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User Info: HiddenRoar

HiddenRoar
3 years ago#5
StrikeNinja24 posted...
So how does this benefit us?


The opposite of what happened to the PSP?

Less widespread hacking which lead to low games sales due to everyone pirating the games off the internet which = less games being imported overall?

User Info: zandm7

zandm7
3 years ago#6
guedesbrawl posted...
practically guaranteed it's failure in 3rd world countries. R.I.P Vita


And how would you know that? Right, the point is that you wouldn't -_-

And third world countries are SOO important to the Vita's success as a whole, right?

StrikeNinja24 posted...
So how does this benefit us?


It doesn't really, except it prevents piracy which is a good thing overall.

I just thought the article was interesting and might help inform Vita owners about the natures of hacking, as most on this board seem woefully ignorant.
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User Info: Semi45a

Semi45a
3 years ago#7
batman3k5 posted...
I thought it was already hacked


you thought wrong big boy
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User Info: Pupu27

Pupu27
3 years ago#8
Vita isn't difficult to hack at all. The reason that no well-respected hacker cares to spend 1 or 2 hours of their life in hacking the system is there is no worthy games for them to play on it.
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OhGoodGrief
3 years ago#9
Pupu27 posted...
Vita isn't difficult to hack at all. The reason that no well-respected hacker cares to spend 1 or 2 hours of their life in hacking the system is there is no worthy games for them to play on it.


Oh snap!!!!
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Apl_J
3 years ago#10
In the hackers' defense (lol), none of the big name hackers have really given the thing a serious go.
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