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  • 18 July 08: The here-banned hacker Waninkoko released the first custom firmware to run in an unmodded Wii. Some claim that DVD-R's can be read on an unmodded console by using GenPlus-GX. More info at Waninkoko's Wii page
  • 17 July 08: Bushing discovered a bug that can be used for running "backups" in an unmodded Wii. He isn't going to release it and wants to talk with Nintendo engineers to fix it. HackMii announcement
  • 21 June 08: Team Twiizers has released the new Twilight Hack, compatible with version 3.3 of the System Menu. HackMii announcement.
  • 17 June 08: Bushing has already announced a workaround after just 6-8 hours of work! Big thanks to all involved! (technical details)
  • 16 June 08: The latest Wii System Menu update removes current copies of the Twilight Hack and fixes the hash comparison ("Trucha Signing") bug.
  • 6 June 08: The Homebrew Channel has been updated to Beta 8, Can be updated online via the channel itself.

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