The 27th annual Chaos Communication Conference already hacked encrypted GSM calls with a $15 cellphone , but there was a second surprise in store this morn — the souls who unlocked the Nintendo Wii’s homebrew potential (and defended it time and again ) claim to have broken into the PlayStation 3 as well. Last we left the black monolith, had won a round, forcing the community to downgrade their firmware for any hope at hacking into the console. Well, the newly formed fail0verflow hacking squad says that won’t be a any longer, because they’ve found a way to get the PS3 to reveal its own private cryptography key — the magic password that could let the community sign its very own code. So far, the team hasn’t provided any proof that the deed’s been done, but they have provided quite an extensive explanation of how they managed the feat: apparently, didn’t bother generating any random numbers to secure the blasted thing

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Hackers obtain PS3 private cryptography key due to epic programming fail? (video)