Hackers love a challenge, whether it is in hardware or software format. Microsoft’s Xbox 360 console can now be used to run other operating systems on the hardware itself with a fair bit of tinkering, thanks to a vulnerability that appears on the Xbox 360 hypervisor. When exploited properly, hackers will be able to run arbitrary code and an alternative OS complete with full priviledges and hardware access. The hack has been possible since the bug was available last October, but a software patch has since been released to prevent such exploitation. You can read more about the fully skinny here.
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