3DS exploits released: menuhax and browserhax support firmware 11.0

Today, famous hacker yellows8 released a new exploits for 3DS to enter HBL system: menuhax and browserhax. Besides, smea have confimred on Twitter that both of them can work on the latest 3DS firmware 11.0. And they are different with SmileHax, which required some specific 3DS games in order to be activated. These new exploits do not require any game purchase or anything else to run, it makes them extremenly convenient to use.

What are menuhax and browserhax?
Menuhax and browserhax are 3DS exploits that leverage vulnerabilities in the 3DS software. Once installed on the 3DS, they enable unsigned code such as homebrews and emulators to run on the 3DS. At the time of this writing, they are now compatible with the latest 3DS firmware 11.0.
If you’re running on firmware 11.0, the two things you need to do is install these hacks as soon as possible. The Browser on the 3DS now checks that it’s running the latest version and will therefore be patched soon whether you update your console or not. So the process should be get browserhax as soon as possible, to install menuhax. Menuhax won’t be patched unless you upgrade to the next firmware whenever it gets out.

How to download and install Menuhax/browserhax
In order for homebrew to run on your system, you will need to place a few files on your SD card. Download homebrew starter kit, extract it to the root of your SD card, then you’ll get the below files:

  • boot.3dsx : this file should be placed at the root of your SD card. It’s what ninjhax/ironhax/tubehax will run first ! Usually, this is the Homebrew Launcher.
  • 3ds/ : this folder will contain all the homebrew applications you want to install to your system. You can either place 3DSX files directly inside of that folder, or create an individual folder for each application you install.

Then go to Homebrew Launcher official website to make Payload file, check the below screenshot. And put it into the root of your SD card, remember to rename to “menuhax_ropbinpayload.bin”
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  • Step 1. Make sure there have Payload file in the root of your SD card, and connect your 3DS console to network
  • Step 2. Open 3DS brower and input “http://yls8.mtheall.com/3dsbrowserhax.php”
  • Step 3. Click “here” to enter HBL system

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Nintendo 3DS new exploit: SmileHax released for app SmileBASIC

Today, a homebrew-enabling exploit for the 3DS that relies on a vulnerability in app/game SmileBASIC by developer Plutoo, the name is SmileHax. This is a “primary” exploit, meaning you don’t need any other exploit or Power Saves to load it.

It sounds a little familiar with similar exploit which released by MrNbaYoh, but they are different. SmileHax exploit is compatible with SmileBASIC 3.3.1, the latest updated of the app, while MrNbaYoh’s exploit was for 3.2.1. Of course, SmileHax exploit is compatible with the latest 3DS firmware, 11.0.0 at the time of this writing.

Requirements
· A JAP or USA copy of the game (only available on the eShop)
· 3DS console with recent firmware, including latest (11.0.0-33) as of this writing
· WiFi
· Note: For USA versions, currently only 3.31 is supported.

Install
1. Download the homebrew launcher to your microSD card
2. Fill in your firmware version and SmileBASIC version/region, then click the “Create Programs with SmileBASIC” button
3. Enter the following script manually in EDIT mode
4. Switch back to DIRECT mode, and write the following: SAVE INSTALL.
5. After done, the screen will become blue, then green.The game will exit with an “An error has occured” popup.
6. Start the game again. Now you can run SmileHax script!

Smilehax which also works with SmileBASIC update 3.31 and all three Regions(EUR, USA, JPN) ——— 07/24/2016