Russian "hacked" the firmware 7.55 for the PlayStation 4

Lovers of free access to games on the consolePlayStation 4 received a gift from a Russian hiding under the nickname sleirsgoevy, who released information about the hacking of firmware 7.55 for a Sony game console. As a result, gamers will have access to gaming applications released before August 2020.

For PlayStation 4 owners with firmware 7.55 and lower versions 7.50 or 7.51, it is now possible to access the kernel using a vulnerability in the WebKit browser.

According to the hacker himself who worked onhacking together with the modder AlAzif, exploiting the vulnerability is not always stable and he is currently working on fixing the problem. In the meantime, fans of pirated versions will be able to access such hits as The Last of Us: Part 2, Ghost of Tsushima, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Assassin's Creed Valhalla, in one or two cases out of ten attempts. The unstable operation of the exploit also makes it necessary to run it after each console restart.

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