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September 7, 2009 // 2:13 pm - Back in June, iQD and me worked on a PC client messenger to write with people who are online via their PS3 in the PlayStation Network.

Well, the sad truth is: The PSN uses a token system which we could not reverse fully yet. The most is done server- and firmware-side so nearly impossible except we could decrypt and analyse several firmware .sprx files.

Anyway, now we release 2 parts of the full cake which will be used in the full program, if it ever will be finished. If not, you still can use those both as standalone applications.

The first: PSN Account Mail Checker

The mail checker is used to find out yout real username used by the PSN to get more information about your account and login several services. Here you just select your region and enter your PSN ID. After, a XML file will be created which contains your "real" PSN server side username.

The syntax is like this: [email protected]

The second: PSN Account Info Reader

After you executed the first application and received your mail-like username, you can start the second program. Select your region again and input your "username". Another XML file will be created, containing your actual PSN-comment, your main languages, your PSN avatar etc.

To prevent legal problems, we don't provide any keys for functioning properly (don't even ask for it). Anyway we implemented a function which allows you to try any key-file which should be named key.txt. Place the key.txt in the same folder as the both executables --> done. If it's the correct one, the appz will work

Download: (Linux 64Bit & 32Bit)
PSN Account Mail Checker & Info Reader (Linux) (Mirror 1) / PSN Account Mail Checker & Info Reader (Linux) (Mirror 2)

If you are good with networking and want to take part in the messenger project to finally get all working mail me: [email protected]

- SKFU & iQD

In related news, PlayStation 3 developer Overx is working on some homebrew tools (script in PHP and software C#) to activate and deactivate PSN accounts.

To quote: Hello Guys,

I'm developing an open source software for activate and deactivate Account PSN, I'm having some problems and did not find solution in wikdev. My doubts regarding the passed parameters

Here against all parameters:


[Register or Login to view code]

Above is the script I am using, only passing loginid, password, consoleid, platform, acttype. It is working well, but I can not deactivate console PS3, It seems that the IDPS sent is not the same. You need to encrypt the IDPS? or something like that?

PSN Account Mail Checker & Info Reader (Linux) is Now Available

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#14 - gtxboyracer - January 8, 2010 // 10:23 pm
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Yep sure thing - at the moment there are a few things i need to work around, i have quite a few more important URLs i need to test - but without having my PS3 around its hard to test myself with my own tools to trace all the data-flows, etc. Should have it back in 2 weeks time :-)

#13 - jabberosx - January 8, 2010 // 8:25 pm
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Quote Originally Posted by gtxboyracer View Post
Thank you very much for the key :-)

Yes i have just created one myself. Although i guess i'm not ready to release it yet - its just a small part of an ongoing project i have wanted to continue.

Cool. Looking forward to the release. I will help test out if you need.
Also, not sure if they messaging part's been worked out. But if so that will be just AWESOME! And really usefull..

Maybe we should petiton sony to release a Win32 client. IMO It would be pretty sweet to be able to message friends online if you are not on your PS3 yourself.

#12 - CJPC - January 6, 2010 // 4:21 am
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Quote Originally Posted by GotNoUsername View Post
I don't really get it why is the key so important?

It's been a while, but if memory serves me, its used with the communication between client and server, so it is necessary to have the proper key!

#11 - GotNoUsername - January 5, 2010 // 3:27 pm
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I don't really get it why is the key so important?

#10 - gtxboyracer - January 5, 2010 // 4:37 am
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Quote Originally Posted by CJPC View Post
For those interested in the key for the program, try:


Thank you very much for the key :-)

Have ported the existing code into VB.Net as a Windows Application and is now automated - just need a PSN ID and Region - and will retrieve Profile Information (No need to grab the secret PSN name@ and use 2nd app).

Did it all without aid of my PS3 too.. its sent away to get fixed.. damn laser.

Quote Originally Posted by jabberosx View Post
nice. Any progress on making a win32 client for this ? I do not have a Linux machine handy at the mo.

Yes i have just created one myself. Although i guess i'm not ready to release it yet - its just a small part of an ongoing project i have wanted to continue.

#9 - jabberosx - September 13, 2009 // 9:24 pm
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nice. Any progress on making a win32 client for this ? I do not have a Linux machine handy at the mo.

#8 - PS4 News - September 11, 2009 // 3:36 am
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Well, as I mentioned above it goes beyond just the key... anything we post here that they want to steal they just take without permission and post it without any return credits, links, mention of source, etc.

It's been an ongoing issue for the last 3 years almost... (remember when they stole and posted NDT/KnightSolidus' HDD work even after being personally asked to remove it by the author?) so nothing will change sadly.

On the bright side, I think only the newbies are fooled by it... those who have been around awhile already know this has been happening forever.

#7 - gtxboyracer - September 11, 2009 // 3:20 am
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how about next time if CJPC has a key or something maybe have a policy to PM him for it instead so atleast someone has a clue as to whom is requesting the key and/or an idea of people who would have spread it without consent or giving credit.

#6 - PS4 News - September 11, 2009 // 2:49 am
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He took the key that CJPC shared here and posted it without crediting or even CJPC for supplying it, the same way that Pirate stole (copied) CJPC's PS3 TOOL news post without any credit either a few weeks back.

Most end-users aren't ever aware of this, but the Staff and PS3 Devs here have been for quite some time...

#5 - gtxboyracer - September 11, 2009 // 2:40 am
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Hey Boss,

What do you exactly by stolen? that someone has made something with the application and not given credit?