from the let's-see-if-microsoft-pulls-a-sony dept.
walshy007 writes "A new exploit has been shown which allows unsigned code execution on the Xbox 360 for all current models. It functions by pulsing the reset pin at a critical time during the checksumming/crypto boot process.
The exploit enables the running of Xell, a boot loader which facilitates the running of Linux, amongst other programs."
"No, no, I don't mind being called the smartest man in the world. I just wish
it wasn't this one."
-- Adrian Veidt/Ozymandias, WATCHMEN