JungleFlasher v0.1.78 (183)

The (182) release had a small bug – sorry about that. Here is the fixed version:...
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Hitachi LT+ and JungleFlasher v0.1.78 (182)

As promised earlier on our forums, here is a Christmas gift to the scene C4E's iXtreme LT+ in association with Team Jungle & Team Xecuter ——————————————————————————————————————————- Official release of the iXtreme LT+ for Hitachi (FAT Models) – Supports AP25 backups for Hitachi 78,79 – Other Hitachis (32,36,40,46,47,58,59) updated to conform to LT spec – Optimised PFI code to accomodate AP25 SS data – Defeats current AP25 protection – Protects console from logging AP25 violation for a period of 3 minutes, turn off/on console on black screen bootup before your 3 minutes is up – Full disc stealth used by default – Waveless booting , disc images are assumed to be correct! – Split-Vid used as default If booting an AP25 title without AP25 SS on 78 or 79 game will not boot but will still be protected from logging AP25 violation on current dash 12611 for approx 3 minutes If LT+ encounters an unknown AP25 challenge, game will not boot but console will still be protected from logging AP25 violation on current dash 12611 for approx 3 minutes AP25 SS are region specific for region locked games LT+ for slim 9504 and 0225 is progressing, soon. Thanks go to Team Jungle for their hard work and efforts in the development process. Thanks also go to Team Xecuter for their generous support to this project. Official Site: http://www.jungleflasher.net Download:...
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FreeStyle Dash v2.0 RC1.3

Team FSD released a new W.I.P. build of FreeStyle Dash v2.0, the alternative dashboard for homebrew/JTAG 360s. Today they released RC1.3 (Rev 1965), available as independent download or if you already have FSD2 you can use the build-in updater. What's new/fixed: * (Added) HTTP Security (fsdhttp is username and password. Not configurable yet) * (fixed) TU Managment (Requires re-download of tus * (Fixed) FTP Transfer Speeds * (Fixed) TU Delete * Note: Due to a security update, FTP and HTTP server are defaulted to OFF, you can turn them back on in the settings screen. Official Site: http://www.teamfsd.com (#FreeStyleDash on EFnet) Download: n/a (built with...
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Black Ops 12/14 Update – Extra Security For Banning ?

The new update/patch for Black Ops includes some extra "security" – from their changelog Additional security measures to enhance detection and banning capabilities. We advise against updating at this time……investigating……. Full Text Taken From: http://www.callofduty.com/board/viewtopic.php?f=73&t=313362 Hey 360 gamers, We are listening to you and we’ve been busy working on updates based on feedback from the community. We have already deployed a number of updates, and there will be many more to come. Stay tuned right here for all the latest info. LIVE FIXES 12/13 New Features: Over 400 brand new Contracts Practice Dummies (aka, AI bots) in offline Local Split Screen A new camera editing mode in Theater called "Dolly Cam" "Load Multiplayer by Default" option for the PS3Issues Addressed: Resolved several issues with parties getting disbanded unexpectedly. Updated handling for UPnP-enabled routers to improve matchmaking conditions where users had strict or moderate NAT types. Also added in-game communications so that all players are aware of their NAT type in the Player Match party lobby. Addressed issue that prevented the “Load MP by Default” option from saving when other specific option combination's were set. Prevention of exploit that allowed players to keep custom classes and killstreaks after prestige. Addressed an issue where Flak Jacket Pro would not always protect against ground fires left by Napalm Strikes. Prevention of users losing their killstreak reward when switching classes at the start of a new round in round-based game modes. Addressed an issue where the incorrect perks would appear when spectating another player under certain circumstances. Added round start explosive delay to China Lake grenade launcher to give it the same round start limitations as other explosives. Contracts will now reset when the player Prestiges. Prevention of Valkyrie rocket exploding upon release under rare conditions. Prevention of Gunship and Chopper Gunner failing to give player full control under rare conditions. Prevention of...
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New DVD Drive Discovered in XBOX360 Slim – Hitachi DLN10N "0500"

A member over on xbox-scene (soloyo) posted up a new drive he's found in the 360 Slim. So that will be three different drives so far (9504, 0225 and now this "0500" drive). Thanks to Digitalis for bringing this to our attention. The poster is located in South Texas, USA. Model: DLN10N LGE-DMDL10N(B) Rom Ver:0500AA Panasonic Chipset (MS getting into bed with the main Blu Ray chipset maker……) Full Size Image Set: http://www.panthermoderns.com/DL10N.rar Click here to view all the drive images on our forums All credits to soloyo for the information and...
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JungleFlasher v0.1.77 (179)

As always with a new C4E iXtreme releases (LT+ v1.1 for LiteOn and BenQ), Team Jungle also comes with a new version of JungleFlasher to add full support for the new firmwares. What's new/fixed: Lite-On LT + v1.1 support Benq LT + v1.1 support Official Site: http://www.jungleflasher.net Download:...
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LT+ v1.1 for Benq & Liteon Released Plus Hitachi 78/79 LT+ Update

We've been testing this all week and finally we have support for iXtreme compatible XBOX 1 rips on LT+ Firmware – plus some other tweaks and fixes. – LT+ v1.1 Supports Benq and Liteon Drives (74850, 83850V1, 83850V2, 93450) – Xbox 1 Backup Support (iXtreme compatible, DVD9 only) – Improved PFI Support – Improved AP25 performance Plus after much work and heavy testing, C4E has finished the LT+ for Hitachi 78 and 79 and it is confirmed that they now boot AP25 backups ! We are currently testing and hope to announce the official release shortly. There are also plans to make LT firmware for the older Hitachi drives but without Ap25 as it's not required. LT+ for Slims is the priority at the moment.  FYI iXtreme 1.51 still works just fine with AP25 (many are still using the older Hitachi's on XBL – however we can't guarantee that it is XBL safe so use at your own risk). Hitachi 78/79 LT+ Files Included: LTPlus-78-4b00.bin LTPlus-78-4c30.bin LTPlus-78-4d20.bin LTPlus-78-4e10.bin LTPlus-79-4b00.bin LTPlus-79-4c30.bin LTPlus-79-4d20.bin...
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SMC Utility v1.2

Blackaddr released a new version of SMC Utility: This is a general purpose SMC utility designed to replace the old SMC I/O Config Utility. The program itself is a patching engine, where the patches are written as scripts in the INI file. This will allow any future patches to be released as scripts instead of re-releasing the program itself when no change are made to the executable. This tool allows you to build a hacked SMC from your original, unhacked version. Included is an All-In-One patch that provides a uniform exploit code base between several SMC versions, and applies a patch that improves the support for Play'N'Charge cables. It eliminates the 'reboot' problem while shutting down with a controller charging. Optional patches are included that allow you force the console to power down instead of charging if you do not wish to leave the console charging unattended. You can also patch it to restore the original unconditional booting. An analysis mode allows quick diagnostics of the SMC using the new code base to check the JTAG I/O configuration, bug status, status of other patches, etc. What's new/fixed: * Modified IO mode to properly control ARGON lockout based on SMC version if known. * Modified INI parser to support comma-separated verison lists in CUSTOM patches * added new support for SMC versions 1.10, 1.13, 1.50, 1.53, and 1.9 to INI * AIO patches now disable MS debug function like the original hack. Official Site: n/a, by Blackaddr Download (v1.1): here News-Source:...
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Jtaggable – Determine if JTAG Exploit is Possible

m82a1 released Jtaggable on the Xbox-Scene  forums – a windows app to determine if it is possible to jtag your 360: Hi guys, i've made a small windows app. This app is called jtaggable. It determines if your xbox 360 can be jtagged or not. Just insert your xbox 360 version and dashboard version number, and click "check". The required CB numbers are displayed depending on the xbox 360 version. I made this for fun, and hopefully it can help some people a bit. Please comment if there are some issues, or if there is some incorrect information in the app. All information was taken from various xbox sites. Official Site: https://sites.google.com/site/jtaggable/ Download:...
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Party Buffalo Drive Explorer v1.0.0.13 Beta

CLK Rebellion released a new beta of the open-source Party Buffalo Drive Explorer that will allow you to read/write on Xbox360 FAT-X formatted hdd-drives, usb-sticks or dumps: What's new/fixed (since v1.0.0.8): * fix copying content error message bug (v1.0.0.13) * threads the delete function so the app won't freeze (v1.0.0.12) * Some minor GUI changes (v1.0.0.12) * fixes issue with deleting (v1.0.0.11) * Fixes issue with the app throwing "Xbox 360 out of storage" error (v1.0.0.11) * fixes some GUI issues (v1.0.0.10) * Possible writing issues. (v1.0.0.10) * fixes issue with drag/drop support (v1.0.0.9) * Fixes a problem with reading some usb drives (v1.0.0.9) Official Site: n/a, by CLK Rebellion Download: EXE (should prompt to update automatically upon startup) |...
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Hitachi 46 / 47 / 58 / 59 Do NOT have AP25

We already knew that the older 46, 47 & 58 Hitachi drives did not have AP25, however after further tests we can confirm that the 59 drive does not have AP25 either. Also confirmed by C4E. <@c4eva> just had a look at 59, no ap25, so its >59 which is 78,79 The Official LT+ & AP25 FAQ Page has also been...
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AP25 Patches – Non English Titles

Now that the LT+ has had a solid week of testing, we can now take a look at all the the issues that many non-English users are having with the following AP25 titles: Fable III Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit Assassins Creed: Brotherhood As you are aware the games have to be patched with an AP25 challenge response in order for them to work with LT+ and the new version dashboard. However, it seems that the responses vary between different language versions of the game. It is currently impossible to grab these challenge responses without having the original game in hand. We are not able to reveal the current method to grab the data due in part to its complexity and also because it would reveal a protected security hole that has to be kept secret to safeguard the ability to hack future drives. So until we are able to develop a safe, public method we propose the following: In order to help the scene, specifically it's non-English speaking members, Xecuter have provided a cash fund to buy all original non-English AP25 titles so we can then grab the response codes and release the patches to you via PPF and/or through ABGX. What we need from you is the following: 1. The name of the title 2. The language(s) / region 3. A direct link to an online store that sells that title We would appreciate if you could spread the word and direct all users to post in this thread. Thank you. Translated articles below – Thanks to Younge, Courier, Nick, Tuxuser, Soulheaven, Fox777 & Kasia for the translations. German Da die LT+ Firmware nun eine gute Woche getestet wurde können wir uns den Problemen widmen die Nicht-Englische Benutzer mit den folgenden AP25 Titeln haben: Fable III Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit Assassins Creed: Brotherhood Wie ihr wisst...
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Amiga360 WIP Video

Lantus is working on a Amiga emulator for homebrew/jtag 360s – we personally can't wait for this ! Amiga360 – Amiga emulator on Xbox 360 WIP video. Based on e-uae and using libsdl360x. Showing the options, booting up and loading Lotus Challenge II. Final version will probably change from this, but just a teaser to show you whats coming out soon Official Site:...
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abgx360 v1.0.5

A new version of abgx360 has been released! What's new/fixed: * Fixed a bug when AutoFixing or manually patching Video that would cause an AP25 replay sector to get blanked out (some functions were still using the old hardcoded value for Video padding size) * Improved Game CRC progress indicator to prevent poor formatting if "Time Left" became more than 999 minutes * Added progress indicators for Video CRC, SplitVid and SplitVid padding checks * Now using bigbuffer when checking SplitVid which results in much faster performance when comparing L1 Video on L0 to L1 Video on L1 (especially when checking a burned DVD) * Note: The GUI has not been changed and will still display version 1.0.2, don't worry about it as long as the CLI app displays v1.0.5 Official Site: http://abgx360.net Download:...
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Freestyle Dash v2.0 RC1 *Update RC1.1*

Team FSD released Freestyle Dash v2.0 RC1 (Rev1843) – the highly anticipated new version of the alternative dashboard for homebrew/jtag 360s: Note to users: This is a labour of love, from a small development team. who have spent countless personal hours, away from our girlfriends, loved ones, lives to do this not for personal gain, not for money, not for fame, but for the sheer reason of we wanted something that was great, that was what we wanted. and this is exactly that. it is no where near perfect, or bug free, but we felt like it's enough for general use, and testing. This is a beta release, for everyone to test, we are pushing out new features, and code rewrites, and with that, bugs. so feel free to test, report bugs, suggest things, but only if you have logs, or are able to recreate the bug. There will be weekly builds released to general public following this release, and for our beta testers, there will be more frequent releases. Don't judge my grammar or spelling. thanks. – khuong What's new: Too many to really say, a lot has changed. try it out and enjoy or don't. Release notes: We have added the ability to log into forums using your credentials. we will hash your mac address (md5) and store it in your profile, which is not viewable by public. it will be used to identify you for beta updates and other updates. if you do not log in, we will be unable to add you to beta release groups and other things. it is completely up to you, felt the need to inform you so you are not surprised. We have moved to a sqlite database for this release, so no more fsd2data, xml's are needed. Thanks: team fsd, c0z, TraJiK, JPizzle, Blackwolf, everyone who donated to us....
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Xecuter X360USB PRO – 360 Slim Drives Update + New Prototype Image

As part of our process we like to give regular updates on our projects. We'd like to confirm that the X360USB Pro now reads keys from the Xbox 360 Slim 9504 and 0225 Liteon drives – this is now verified and complete. Next job – Bypassing all the new protection for writing the new LT+ Slim fw to the drives……heavy progress being made by the entire Team and you will get an update very soon. Here is a new unreleased prototype image (this is actually the second revision – we are currently on the 4th revision which has 2 more IC's for fun...
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USA v. Crippen – A Retrospective by Andrew 'Bunnie' Huang

As we know now the USA v. Crippen Xbox Modder case has been dismissed by the prosecutors. Andrew "Bunnie" Huang was supposed to testify as expert witness. Today "Bunnie" posted some key concepts on his blog of what he was gonna present in the case: While the true facts are not as simple, raw facts are essentially useless to a jury. The real challenge for me personally was to take a world of technical jargon full of one-way hashes, modular exponentiation, prime numbers, finite fields of characteristic two, stealth sectors, lead-ins, lead-outs, and reflectivity measurements using a laser and a four-quadrant photodetector and boil it down into a set of factually correct statements that any lay jury could not only understand, but feel confident enough to use to decide upon two felony counts. So, for the purpose of encouraging discussion, criticism, and education, here are some of the key concepts I was to present in the case. Check out bunniestudios.com for a nice overview of how the 'Xbox360 ODD modification' actually works, but here's his 'conclusion': In the case that the 'answer table' is lacking from the disk inserted into the ODD, the disk will not play. Thus, the question is: given that the user of the modified Xbox360 (in this case, the private investigators and agents that the government hired) must also materially participate in the 'process' by providing an 'answer table', is the mod alone sufficient to justify felonious conduct? Full Story:...
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FreePSX beta v0.1

Ced2911, member of the LS-Team, released the first public version of FreePSX: a Playstation1 emulator for homebrew/JTAG 360s. The GFX emulation is very good for most games, but there are still a few sound problems. The release includes the full source-code for other developers who may want to help improving FreePSX. Official Site: By Ced2911 of Team logic-sunrise.com Download: n/a (built with...
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Xbox Modder Trial: Prosecutors Dismiss Case Mid-Trial

From wired.com: Federal authorities in the first-of-its-kind game console modding criminal trial abruptly dropped their prosecution here Thursday "based on fairness and justice." During his testimony, Rosario undercover agent with the ESA said Crippen inserted a pirated video game into the console to verify that the hack worked. That was a new detail that helped the government meet an obligation imposed by the judge that very morning, when Gutierrez ruled that the government had to prove Crippen knew he was breaking the law by modding Xboxes. But nowhere in Rosario's reports or sworn declarations was it mentioned that Crippen put a pirated game into the console. Shortly before Rosario's testimony during opening statements, defense attorney Koren Bell told jurors that there would be no evidence of that kind. Defense attorney Callie Steele objected to the new testimony. And as court was to get underway here early Thursday, prosecutor Chiu told the judge that he first learned of Rosario's newfound recollection days before trial. Chiu conceded he never forwarded that information to the defense. "That fact was disclosed on Sunday," Chiu told the judge. "We should have disclosed that to the defense right away." In light of that omission and "based on fairness and justice," Chiu moved to dismiss the case, conceding that the government had made errors in its prosecution. Full Story:...
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NAND Flasher 360 for Windows v1.1.0

Trancy of modcontrol.com released a new version of NAND Flasher 360: What is the NAND Flasher 360 for Windows? The NAND Flasher 360 is a NAND -flash program for MS Windows. With this program you can update to a new version of freeboot within minutes over USB. With a 16 MB NAND this takes about 8min, Including three extractions steps and one for writing. the Data gets verified for each extraction and writing step. 256/512 MB NANDs take round about 16mins (approx. 128 KB/s). Bad blocks automatically get moved to the appropriate positions (Bad block management). This works for the small as well as the larger NANDs (16/256/512MB). The program also extracts the KV and Config data from the current NAND and writes it to the freeboot.bin file. The function "write only valid data" speeds up the writing process. Empty blocks (0xFF) are no longer handled when this function is selected! This results in a 64MB large NAND file being overwritten almost as fast as a 16MB file. Information on the hardware and NAND is also displayed. What's new/fixed: * New BBM method, fixed rarely Bad Block * Open Source * Small Bugs fixed * Erase Bug fixed * Added option to delete entire flash (Data Partition) * New BBM Option: Search Bad-Blocks in original Nand Image * Added work on file instead on Nand (emulation NAND) Official Site: By Trancy of modcontrol.com Download:...
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