NEWS FROM THE LAB - Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Nintendo DS trojan Posted by Mikko @ 16:51 GMT

Hot on the heels of the first PSP trojan, we've today learned about the first trojan for Nintendo DS handheld gaming console.

This simple trojan, known as "DSBrick" overwrites critical memory areas, preventing the console from booting.

We like Nintendo

Homebrewn software can be run only on modified DS units, so this is not going to be a big issue. Apparently the trojan has been distributed in as r0mloader.zip and taihen.zip.

More info from Engadget.