Recently release firmware v1.81 for the PS Vita has been confirmed to block PSP exploits on the system, namely, Nuer0n’s homebrew loader known as VHBL. Sony has patched the PS Vita system software to crash the console if attempting to use the PSP exploit found in games like Monster Hunter.
- System software stability during use of some features has been improved.
Sony has released a new firmware update for the PS Vita, updating the system software to version v1.81. The minor update is mandatory if you want to play online. The only change in this version is an improvement in the system stability, according to Sony.