PSP 5.0 Firmware Hacked Two Days After Release

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The Sony PSP just received a seminal firmware update. Their 5.0 iteration has brought the PlayStation Store to handhelds, a significant feature that most PSP owners will make use of to directly download movies and games. Meanwhile, illustrious PSP hacker Dark_AleX has already thwarted Sony's new 5.0 security measures, making it safe to update without permanently losing access to precious homebrew. I might just have to dust off the old PSP to see what all the fuss is about. [PSP News]

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I don't have a hacked PSP either. Although, I have thought about it. I am sitting pretty with my PSP-3000 after loosing mine at the airport about 4 months ago.