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Analysis Trailer Hardware Modern Vintage Gamer: How a Mini drill tool defeated security on the Xbox 360

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In 2012 , Microsoft would introduce DVD drives for the Xbox 360 Slim model that removed the write protection from Lite On Drives and moving the flash chip inside a custom package. But hackers would respond with the Kamikaze hack. In this episode we take a closer look at how a simple mini drill tool could easily used to defeat this security on the Xbox 360.