Here you can find manuals and software for hacking PS4 and running your applications, games, Linux and other stuff.
Please share in comments if you have something new or useful. Thx.
PS4 Hacking Status
Here is status of public PS4 hacks without rumors.
|Firmware version||Hack status||Hack problems|
|5.07||Unstable. Hacked but have some problems. Also you can lose hack on these firmware through PS4 crash.||You can lose your game progress (saves) any time through PS4 crash.
After hard crash you can’t reflash 5.07 from recovery to restore your PS4. You will have to update your PS4 to higher firmare without hack
|5.05||Unstable. Hacked but have some problems.||You can lose your game progress (saves) any time through PS4 crash.|
Software for PS4 hacking
Applications, scripts and OS for ps4. Maybe this will help to jailbreak PS4 amd make CFW with homebrews for PS4 .
Offline hacking from local PC
You can hack PS4 from PC in same local network.
- Code: https://github.com/Al-Azif/ps4-exploit-host
- Releses for downloading: https://github.com/Al-Azif/ps4-exploit-host/releases
- FAQ: https://github.com/Al-Azif/ps4-exploit-host/blob/master/FAQ.md
How to use
- Run ps4-exploit-host.exe.
- If all is ok you will see something like this:
Servers are running
Your DNS IP is 192.168.1.2
- Put your PC IP (192.168.1.2 in example) in DNS setting in Internet connection on your PS4
- Run Guide on your PS4 and you will see page with hacks on PS4 Guide page
- Run PS4 hack which you need. “There is not enough free system memory” errors while loading the exploit page are normal, restart your PS4 if you get a lot (10-20) of them in a row.
If you have problem with running app on PC
- Check if you installed Python 3 on your PC (https://www.python.org/downloads/)
- Path to ps4-exploit-host.exe should contain Latin characters and digits only.
- Disable other networking apps that may interfere with the script if you get port errors (Skype, Discord, Torrent Clients, XAMPP, Firewalls, etc).
Offline hacking with ESP8266 WiFi board
With ESP8266 WiFi board you can host hack for ps4 locally without connection to Internet. This will prevent PS4 from updating on new firmware and sending reports to Sony servers. This is the safest way.
With one ESP8266 WiFi board for PS4 hacking you can hack as much PS4 as you want at the same time.
Buy ESP8266 WiFi board with at least 4Mb rom and microusb port for flashing. Some examples:
How to use ESP8266 WiFi board for PS4 hacking
- Flash your ESP8266 WiFi board for PS4 hacking.
- Insert it in PS4 USB port (for power supply) or any other device with USB power supply.
- Establish wireless connection to wireless AP on your ESP8266 WiFi board for PS4 hacking. Setting up DNS port in PS4 network setting is most important.
- Run Guide from PS4 settings. If all is ok you will see page with hacks for PS4.
- Run hacks whick you need.
ESP8266 firmwares for offline hacking
You can choice one of these firmwares for your ESP8266 WiFi board for PS4 hacking. Don’t worry. You can flash another firmwares with hacks anytime.
For 5.05 firmware:
- Wireless AP: PS4Wifi
- Password: none
- DNS: 10.10.10.1
- Wireless AP: PS4
- Password: qwertyuiop
- DNS: not needed. Use Simple method for connection
- c0d3m4st4 (https://twitter.com/c0d3m4st4)
- Wireless AP: ESP8266XploitHost
- Password AP: ps4xploit (you can change it from the tools menu for your phone/PC)
- DNS: 18.104.22.168
- FTP user: ps4xploit
- FTP password: ps4xploit (if you change the AP password, this one will change too, it is the same for both AP and FTP).
- FTP Port: 21
For 4.05 – 4.55 firmware:
How to flash ESP8266 WiFi board for PS4
Drivers for ESP8266 WiFi board: http://zelectro.cc/Content/Uploads/129/Files/СH_Driver.zip
Flashing app NodeMCU PyFlasher: https://github.com/marcelstoer/nodemcu-pyflasher/releases
- Install drivers for ESP8266 WiFi board for PS4
- Run NodeMCU PyFlasher
- Choose Serial port of your ESP8266 WiFi board for PS4. You can find it in Windows Device Manager. Most times it’s COM4.
- Choose bin file with your firmware in “NodeMCU Firmware”
- Baud rate – 115200
- Flash mode – Dual I/O (DIO)
- Erase flash – yes, wipe all data
- Press “Flash NodeMCU” and wait for text “Done” in console.
- Disconnect ESP8266 WiFi board for PS4 from PC
Finished Webkit exploits for PS4
Maybe this is a first steps to custom firmware with homebrews on PS4
|2.03 – less than 2.50||CVE 2014-1303 (same WebKit exploit used on Vita with 3.36 and below)|
Some interesting info about hacking PS4
Cturt articles about PS4:
- Hacking the PS4, part 1 – Introduction to PS4’s security, and userland ROP
- Hacking the PS4, part 2 – Userland code execution
- Hacking the PS4, part 3 – Kernel exploitation
Manuals about hacking PS4 through webkit browser exploits:
- Attacking WebKitApplications by exploiting memory corruption bugs
- Webkit everywhere: secure or not?
You can find many interestinf things on www.psdevwiki.com/ps4/
PS4 PS4-SAA-001 diagram
Brazilian method of copying games
Interesting things about PS4 hardware
The dependence of the chips and the inability to downgrade the firmware. Little later…
P.S. This page was made with no respect to Sony – the greatest remasters makers