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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 11 February 2018 - 12:15 PM

fail0verflow hackers found an unpatchable flaw in Nintendo Switch bootROM and runs Linux OS

The group of hackers known as 'fail0verflow' has discovered a vulnerability in the gaming console Nintendo Switch that could be exploited to install a Linux distro. The hackers announced their discovery in a post on Twitter, the published an image of a console...

February 9, 2018  By Pierluigi Paganini   Posted In  Breaking News  Hacking  

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Posted 11 February 2018 - 12:25 PM

Another, related article about:

 

Hackers hijack Nintendo Switch, show Linux loaded on console
Public release of exploit could be a long way off, though.

Kyle Orland - Feb 9, 2018 6:19 pm UTC

Last month, we reported on hackers' accelerating efforts to get full control of the Nintendo Switch, allowing the popular system to run homebrew code and, potentially, pirated games. This week, the hacking team fail0verflow claimed a major advance in that effort, tweeting a picture showing Linux booting up on the machine.

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https://arstechnica....ded-on-console/