3DS: menuhax and browserhax exploits released for firmware 11.0
Smealum just announced the release of menuhax and browserhax exploits by hacker yellows8, on the latest 3DS firmware 11.0. These exploits do not require any game purchase or anything else to run, which makes them extremely convenient.
What are menuhax and browserhax?
Menuhax and browserhax are 3DS exploits that leverage vulnerabilities in the 3DS software. Once installed on the 3DS, they enable unsigned code such as homebrews and emulators to run on the 3DS. At the time of this writing, they are now compatible with the latest 3DS firmware 11.0.
Other exploits for firmware 11.0 had been made available recently, but required some specific 3DS games in order to be activated. This makes exploits such as menuhax or browserhax much more convenient.
If you’re running on firmware 11.0, the two things you need to do is install these hacks as soon as possible. The Browser on the 3DS now checks that it’s running the latest version and will therefore be patched soon whether you update your console or not. So the process should be get browserhax as soon as possible, to install menuhax. Menuhax won’t be patched unless you upgrade to the next firmware whenever it gets out.
Confused? Here’s a quick summary:
- Get browserhax and menuhax asap, make sure you install menuhax as soon as possible.
- Do not update your 3DS if you want to keep menuhax.
Download Menuhax and browserhax
Details on how to download and install Menuhax/browserhax can be found on smealum’s github here.