Originally Posted by sagema
Modders have ways to prevent bricking. Bricking usually happens when a system tries to load up its firmware but ends up finding messed up code, therefore they set up a boot program in the system itself, so one could easily just restart the system on different backed up firmware.
However, its highly doubtful that any companies would be able to make anything for the PS3 brick it. The playstation mod community always has the upper hand in the end.