Vita CFW leaked, Coldbird leaves the scene


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433 Responses

  1. rophy says:

    lemme check the time gap

  2. auron says:

    wow… is the sony hack scene really this childish to supposedly hide and hack website of being “unfair” the iOS hack scene are more organized with their stuff. get it together.

  3. Zonic says:

    So what happens now? Does Jordam get away with no punishment? Does the Vita scene disappear for a while? What does the future hold for security on the Vita? Only time will tell I guess.

  4. Sam jordam says:

    Ahhh@#$%…just don’t know what all the fuss is about..

  5. iPhone says:

    Just read this one:

    And I don’t really get it… What is this for? OK, I get the explaining part about Sam Jordam, but why are we being punished by taking the CFW away forever? Since the files are encrypted so that noone will use them than why not release it like you planned later in the future, hmm? The only thing that was leaked was the news that You Guys were working on a CFW. Or maybe You expect that someone will decrypt those files somehow? I really don’t get it.

  6. goglu666 says:

    File has been removed.

  7. mxriozero says:

    Un Pregunta yo tengo Urbanix en 1.80 esto funciona???

  8. madden 13 says:

    yo I find this *** funny dude is on his way out i was just on his youtube video and people are really upset. Smh i wonder when sony is going to step in…

  9. PSVitality says:

    Sam Deleted the CFW Files

  10. Darenvy says:

    I take this as bad news. Very unfortunate :(. I don’t think I will be downloading the game because I am on 1.61 with Everybody’s tennis 😛

  11. solidiego says:

    I know maybe he will never read it but I want to express all off my gratitude for everything he did for the scene.
    We will miss you Coldbird

  12. Jdubz says:

    ***…must’ve just missed the files. >_<

  13. Lelouch says:

    Thank you Coldbird for all of your great work. Your post was going to make me cry. I don’t know if I want Sony to have gotten the files and patch the CFW or not. All I know is that Sam Jordam is a scumbag.

  14. Lelouch says:

    I hope there is legal action taken against Sam Scumbag Jordan.

  15. Norml says:

    The cycle continues, in the end, Sam does win. The real point is to make the developer quit, that’s more gold than a finished product released to the public. Basically a $ony worker, they love hearing about developers quitting the scene.

    One day, I have a feeling Cold will at least finish what he started. Thanks again though, without people like you, the consumer continues to get sc*** by these big companies.

  16. 00 says:

    man *** SAM JORDAN, dont be surprised when everybody is totally silent about possible kxploits or whatever the future brings, this guy really just wants to mess with the scene for no reason…..

  17. b2p1mp says:

    The price of storing psp and psx on the vita memstick is just so much higher than the price of putting it on a psp. If you want kernel then get a psp. Simple and effective. Eventually we all will want to update beyond 1.81 even if vhbl is released. Also my psp/psx games on the vita loading times are even slower than on a psp with extra RAM.

    • clicks says:

      Yeah, it’s funny that I sold my PSP just so I can buy a Vita, and then only buy PSP games in order to run PSP homebrew on my Vita. Damn Vita games always being pushed back…

  18. Tzo says:

    is it urbanix or Jewel Keepers:Easter Island + Urbanix or there is a singular game or combined.

    gonna download in hope of a kernel

  19. Apposed says:

    Won’t work 🙁 Only for 1.69 and under… I just found that out. >.<

  20. xoombie503 says:

    wont work on nothing noob..learn the f to read…
    btw where is dark_alex when you need him.this is the worst that could happen to the scene after dark_alex was abducted by alliens.

    • PlayStation Vita says:

      dark alex left the scene because sony was making his life a nightmare.

    • Tzo says:

      Yeh but even in the blog if someone can reverse engineer it could be possible.

      Downloaded files in case anything does eventually pop up… I had SC3 but updated on the very slight chance of this happening.

      I like to live in hope of Crisis core and Tomba one day being playable on my vita.

  21. xoombie503 says:

    or was he an allien?

  22. Gourcuff says:

    I am going to sell my Vita and buy a PSP since we will never get a CFW on it.

  23. Dj Android says:

    Thats a same 🙁 ….But ill stick to my VCFW. At least thats under LOCKS!

  24. Chasez671 says:

    It’s really cool how everyone is uniting and backing up Coldbird.

  25. Dovahkiin says:

    FFS!!! There goes another idiot!!! This is the reason why people will never develop on the scene. I just want to punch that guy in the face right now!!!

  26. Mw2b4sk8 says:

    I was jw wondering where I could get the files and that what will happen about the pro cfw for the 1000. This is a shame and words can’t describe how cold bird prob feels.

  27. multiboy2k says:

    “The cycle continues, in the end, Sam does win. The real point is to make the developer quit, that’s more gold than a finished product released to the public. Basically a $ony worker, they love hearing about developers quitting the scene.

    One day, I have a feeling Cold will at least finish what he started. Thanks again though, without people like you, the consumer continues to get sc*** by these big companies.”


    I dont understand why Coldbird feels a need to “quit” behind this.
    Him quitting is exactly the payload that was to be expected. In war, the best way to destroy an enemy, is to have him destroy himself. Mission Accomplished.

    btw…wololo I was trying to tell you last month that something was afoot at the highest levels and possibly in your own camp. It was not my place to spell it out to you. The internet is both big and small.

    Coldbyrd: Why are you not defying gravity in this situation? Show us your strength.
    Fly above this. Reconsider your position in this fight.

    • fgghjjkll says:

      I don’t think you understand the legal consequences that follow if he were to announce he was continuing this project.

      This was kept under wraps for the sole reason of not letting Sony know, not us know.

      If he continued Vita CFW development, he’d be asking for a lawsuit.

      Please, consider Coldbird’s current position. I feel that he really wants to continue developing this CFW, but now that everything is uncovered, to avoid being sued, he has to abandon this scene.

      • multiboy2k says:

        I agree with this.
        You are 100% correct in this assertion.

        I have been a Coldbyrd fan for a very long time. I let emotion temporarily cloud sound judgement.

      • 2die4 says:

        their is no law suit unless you release they hypothetical work does not warrent or will not allowe a law suit and once you have done the job release it anon so no blowback everyone will know who it is but as long as you do not come and say it was me it was me they cant do anything

  28. the files do work. although they arent really encrypted. its more of a decrypted pack file which remains to not work publicly. i will release the files once i can get them publicly working.

  29. Mr. Awsome says:


  30. Dj Android says:

    I have the files as well, I edited a few so it works in conjunction to my Custom Vita Firmware.

  31. rodman says:

    pffffffft lol ya rite playa/

  32. jazneo says:

    you guys need to stop hand out expoit to random people you if you dont want them leak

  33. Zyrkl says:

    Goodbye, Coldbird. You are appreciated.

  34. cscash241 says:

    Today is a sad, sad, day, we ALLMOST had a freakin kernel exploit in the emu. lets just hope some one is able to maby recreate the exploit now what we know that the exploit lies in wlan.prx. It’s sad to a dev go, but its also sad that one person ruined all the fun. This is going to make a lot of people question who the trust allthouhg honestly there are a few short comings in the aspiring vita community like the one exploited here where there is no tight circle of devs or group that every can trust to not leak each other’s stuff

  35. auron says:

    does anyone have the files? i would like to take a look

  36. jwolf3 says:

    Thats not fair we’ve been waiting all this time just to wait for a custom firmware or a hack to come out and yet one guy ruins it for us all. like is there a way that we could get him to come back and work on it again?

  37. Joseph says:

    I say someone should hack Sam and find out where he lives and we should off him like the mafia does. Sam is a coward who hides behind a computer and deserves to die a painful death just like Jimmy Hoffa(Except Hoffa probably didn’t deserve it like Sam does).

  38. Joseph says:

    When we find Sam the coward who hides behind a computer, lets make him swim with the fishes.

  39. 2die4 says:

    it wasnt me

  40. Evilgoober says:

    I don’t understand why they were working on getting iso to work and having people test it if they were never going to release it, it does sound like to me that they want to pirate games they just don’t want other people to, no matter when they would have released it it still would hurt sony.
    The files are useless to us so why quit because of one ***hole.

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