NEWS FROM THE LAB - Thursday, October 20, 2005

Playstation Portable Trojan...the demo Posted by Dan @ 12:04 GMT

We blogged a story a couple weeks ago about the PSP trojan disguised as firmware for modified PSPs. A good story in its own right, but we wanted to see it in action. So what happens when a group of geeks gets an itch to destroy an expensive toy but nobody in the AVR lab is willing to pony up their own personal PSP? You make a call, get someone to donate a PSP, fire up the video camera & record it for posterity.

The result looks like this: bricking_psp.wmv (14427k file)

bricking_psp (31k image)