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Building Custom Firmware for PS3

The 27th Chaos Communication Congress revealed the Epic Programming Fail on the PlayStation 3 security. Finally it turned out that Sony's ECDSA algorithm for signing apps use a random number generator which always returns the same number (No, I'm not kidding). The fail0verflow team, who found out this fail, used the following famous xkcd comic to describe Sony's ECDSA algorithm.

Random Number

fail0verflow demonstrated their work on AsbestOS, which ...

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