This is being hosted here, until the reddit post I made gets approved.
I saw, in the recent reddit thread about sighax, a lot of information being posted that's factually incorrect. I'd like to go ahead and clarify how sighax works, and how it's different from arm9loaderhax, while also clearing up some misconceptions I'm seeing (I really dislike misinformation).
What is sighax?
Sighax is an exploit taking advantage of a flaw in the arm9 bootrom, causing the signatures (which those of you less technically oriented may think of as "proofs of authenticity" that normally only Nintendo can generate) for arbitrary firmwares to be read as valid. On a normal boot, if one modifies the header for the firmware partition stored in NAND, the signatur