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."
"Call immediately. Time is running out. We both need to do something
monstrous before we die."
-- Message from Ralph Steadman to Hunter Thompson