today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer Quake (aka Quakes69) ofSubZero Dezigns has released a utility he calls Simple PS3Updates DB Tool within his current PS3 homebrew applications with details below.
To quote via e-mail: Hello there. Tool release notice.
This program will load all 3 tables for maintenance purposes. If you wish to delete entries and or drop tables and start over. You may do so. This tool will view RTF text in it's own viewer by clicking the corresponding subitem. It will also let you view images stored within in the Database.
How to install: Install to C:\Program Files\Simple PS3Updates
GameDB.mdb must be present with SimplePS3UpdatesDBTool.exe or it'll not work!
It's come to our attention that we have had some Dos attacks these past few days, I want to let you all know to the people responsible that it was just because we disable cloudflare sometimes, so please do not waste your time with our site because we are now going to leave cloudflare enabled at all times until we can find better ddoss protection.
For the rest of our users, don't worry, I am back, and I am going to do the best of our community.
1. MADE OUT OF 4.65 OFW
2. HAVE INSTALL PACKAGE FILES AND APP_HOME
3. HAVE REACTPSN COMPATIBILITY
4. PATCHED LV0 TO DISABLE COREOS ECDSA CHECK
5. PATCHED LV2 TO ADD PEEK/POKE SUPPORT
6. PATCHED LV1 TO DISABLE LV2 PROTECTION
7. PATCHED LV1 TO ADD PEEK/ POKE SUPPORT
8. IT CAN RUN GAMES SIGNED WITH KEYS UPTO 4.65
9. CAN BE UPDATED OVER ANY CFW.
10. CAN BE UPDATED OVER 3.55 OFW
11. NOT ADDED NO BT/BD PATCHES
12. RSOD BYPASS
Following the PSNStuff v3.00 open-source final release by Sinsizer, today PlayStation 3 developer jamesst20 released PSNDL v0.1 which he calls the new PSNStuff for obtaining free PSN games with details below.
To quote: Hi everyone! I am glad I finally came to a stable enough stage to publish my brand new project ! I have decided to take in hand the future of "PSNStuff" which I started from scratch completely in Java instead of C# !
What makes PSNDL better than PSNStuff?
Works on every OS! (Only tested in Windows 8.1 64 Bits as today)
Multiple downloads at same time!
Rename package name to a readable name
Requests can be easily validated via a website
You tell me !
Please, don't be too hard with me, you can't expect PSNDL to be perfectly stable before v1.0! It is currently...
An American Airlines flight was diverted earlier today after a group of supposed hackers used Twitter to call in a bomb threat. The group, which had previously claimed responsibility for recent PlayStation Network downtime, appeared to target the flight because Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley was on board. Smedley tweeted to confirm the flight, which took off from Dallas bound for San Diego before landing in Phoenix, was diverted due to the threat.
The group had tweeted at the flight's operator, saying it had been receiving reports that Flight 362 from Dallas to San Diego had explosives on board. It followed the tweet up with messages...
Sony isn't expected to begin maintenance on the PlayStation Network until tomorrow, but PlayStation users were surprised to wake up and find that the online service is already down.
Upon trying to login to PSN, users are greeted with error code "NW-31456-9," which reads "Cannot connect to the server within the time limit."
I got the error code: "NW-31201-7," which simply reads "Cannot connect to the server."
Apparently, it is the result of a DDOS attack by a hacking group known as Lizard Squad. The group, which apparently has nothing better to do with their time, admitted to the hacking, but didn't really give a reason other than the usual "Sony is a greedy corporation" excuse.
To see LizardSqaud's view on this situation click here