Vita hack: Henkaku.xyz taken down, replacement is henkaku.me

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28 Responses

  1. CPUzX

    Why do people do this. It’s just destructive & unnecessary. Unless it was a Sony employee, there really was no need. How sad. Yifanlu & the team really put a lot of time & effort into this, and people still cause chaos

  2. ModChipGuy

    We really need a video or easy to follow guide to get our own personal host up.

  3. Jack Attack

    I am almost certain they’ll remove the need for this to be hosted as soon as Sony patches. After that I imagine they’ll be more than happy to share.

  4. Blue

    So, does this mean that HENkaku functions like the 3DS Homebrew enabler? That it needs to be able to go online each time in order to run?

    • ch3wt0ys

      HEN in HENkaku stands for Homebrew ENabler. All HEN, regardless of system, requires you to run it once after full reboot. Not needed if device is put into sleep mode.

      So the answer to your question is yes.

    • Crzo

      Only when you reboot your vita (As in completely shut down).

    • Seth

      Yes. Unless you setup an offline webserver as it says in the article.

  5. Kotomine Kirei

    Not even a week and this happens…
    This is the reason why I do not like online-reliant things like digital-only games, cloud computing and online-DRM.

  6. H

    Fortunately this will be no longer a problem in the near future.
    The exploit is quite close to be fully reversed: http://pastebin.com/aSJQbJyd

  7. h0p

    I feel sorry to xyz…

  8. Seth

    Why do i get the feeling that a lot of commenters legit scroll to this part to ask stuff that’s answered usually in the very first or very last sentences?

  9. rob3d

    We need a way to host this on a mobile phone. I remember something similar with a 3ds hacks a while back. If i could host this on my nexus phone it would be perfect.