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Hackers were able to install Linux on PlayStation 4

It seems that Sony's console is no longer invulnerable, a hacker group called fail0verflow has revealed that it has been able to unlock the device and more than that, install a modified Linux distribution on it.

It seems that Sony's console is no longer invulnerable, a hacker group called fail0verflow has revealed that it has been able to unlock the device and more than that, install a modified Linux distribution on it.

PS4 Unlocked

Fail0verflow hackers are known to have been able to hack the PS3, Nintendo Wii and Wii U as well, the latest time was the latest version of Sony's PlayStation 4 console. Console unlocking always worries its manufacturers for account of the game piracy that eventually happens, which causes your revenues to fall.

The group needed to make Kernel version 4 modifications to make the system run on the console, according to the information, there were more than 7 thousand changes to make it compatible, it is assumed that they used Gentoo for that.

Hackers left the modified Linux distro code on GitHub For those who want to take risks and do it on their console, however, they have left no more "how-to" information, claiming that PS4 security is as vulnerable as anyone can. _____________________________________________________________________________ See any errors or would you like to add any suggestions to this article? Collaborate, click here. Founder of blog and channel Diolinux, passionate about technology and games.