Deconstructing the Xbox Boot ROM

[…]I recently wanted to do a bit of reverse-engineering and so I decided to deconstruct the boot ROM to better understand the Xbox security system. In this article, I will present the high-level boot flow of the system, the disassembled ROM code, pseudocode for the disassembly, along with some thoughts. It should be known that there is essentially no new information presented in this article. The many flaws of the Xbox security system have already been well documented years ago by some really smart people. That said, I am not aware of a similar disassembly of the ROM, so perhaps this article will serve as a guide for others who are interested.[…]

https://mborgerson.com/deconstructing-the-xbox-boot-rom/

Xbox-Console-Set by Evan-Amos

 

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