Infamous Wii hacker Youness Alaoui (aka KaKaRoToKS) took all of a day to crack and jailbreak the PlayStation 3 3.56 update, which means the 3.56 signing keys are already out, so it shouldn’t come across as a surprise to anyone if they receive an updated custom firmware in a day or so which spoofs 3.56 and re-enables PSN access. We do know that system software 3.56 is a “minor update that adds a security patch”, where it will introduce a new encryption key that is capable of wiping out all current homebrew functionality. PS3 homebrew or have jailbroken owners on PS3 3.55 might not want to make the jump to firmware 3.56 at the moment, since doing so would mean a pretty tough time backtracking. Let us see what Sony will do now as the ball is clearly in their court.

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