PlayStation 4 Jailbreak Has Been Confirmed by Hacker Now

By   /   Dec 14, 2015
PlayStation 4 jailbreak

We have been hearing of a number of people who have spent hours upon hours trying to get a successful PlayStation 4 jailbreak, and it was only a matter of time before we got to know of a hacked console.

It seems that time is here now. A guy who goes by the name of CTurt on Twitter has confirmed that he has been able to break WebKit process out of a FreeBSD jail on a PS4. A couple of hours ago he tweeted:

Just broke WebKit process out of a FreeBSD jail (cred->cr_prison = &prison0). Guess you could say the PS4 is now officially “jailbroken”

So yeah, you have a PlayStation 4 jailbreak now, folks!

After he had managed that, the hacker also successfully dumped RAM from other processes and confirmed it through another tweet which reads:

Can successfully dump RAM from other processes (like SceShellUI) using ptrace! Next step: patching RAM…

So far this is everything that has been done, but expect a lot more in the next few days.

The guy in question has been working on a PlayStation 4 jailbreak since months, just like a number of other people out there.

If a proper hack can be confirmed, it might mean a return of the pirated games era that the original PlayStation, PlayStation 2 and the PlayStation Portable were plagued with.

In the time of the PlayStation 3 and the PlayStation Vita, Sony had managed to cut down on piracy and hacking through extensive safeguards, and in all honesty, we are expecting them to do the same this time.

Nintendo has been playing the game of cat and mouse with hackers for a long time now, and if the said PlayStation 4 jailbreak is streamlined, we could be seeing a number of quick patches being released by SCE in the coming days.

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