Nintendo Found a Way to Patch an Unpatchable Coldboot Exploit in Nintendo Switch

Not long ago, a team of hackers calling themselves ReSwitched publicly disclosed a security vulnerability in the Nvidia Tegra X1 chip, which they called Fus??e Gel??e and could allow anyone to hack a Nintendo Switch gaming console to install a Linux-based operating system and run homebrew code and apps using a simple trick. Similar hacking methods were already available, and new ones emerged after ReSwitched’s disclosure of Fus??e Gel??e, but it would appear that Nintendo worked hard to patch the exploit, which the hackers called “unpatchable,” and the company is now shipping revised Nintendo Switch units that are reportedly immune to Fus??e Gel??e and similar hacks.

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