Soulskill from the insert-quarter-to-play-again dept.
An anonymous reader writes "The PlayStation 3 'root key' used for code signing has been found by GeoHot. This enables running homebrew without the need for psjailbreak-style USB-devices, and also provides hope for those at firmware version 3.55 that currently cannot be downgraded. The key also cannot be changed without hardware modifications. Oops."
Stinginess with privileges is kindness in disguise.
-- Guide to VAX/VMS Security, Sep. 1984