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Monday, October 10, 2005
Even game gadgets get malware
Since most people are getting into the modding of game consoles and handhelds, the recent news about a trojan on Sony PlayStation Portable, and a similar one for Nintendo DS, would make modding and running homebrewed software very risky indeed.

With modded consoles running code that have been modified/pirated/unsigned, and with no way of verifying if the code is malicious or not, this makes the whole exercise a lot more risky.

Does these also create a whole new market for Anti-virus vendors? Imagine booting up a anti-virus cartridge and scanning the firmware etc before rebooting and starting up the actual games.
 
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