If there’s one thing hackers like, it’s a challenge combined with the kudos earned from managing to be the first to open up a closed platform. The stricter the service, the more joy there is in cracking it open.
And not to mention it also has windows 8 OS. Which means there some virus ready to be caught.
Guess you need anti virus on your xbone.
hahaha. Anti virus creates more heating issues and finally RROD.
Actually, it's not just the OS. It's the whole thing. There are THREE (3) operating systems. Since, the whole thing is powered mostly by Windows - the potential is only a nightmare for Microsoft. Okay, never mind the Windows 8 OS - that little part can spread into the other OS'es in Xbox One if Microsoft is careless. And historically, this is what Microsoft wants. They invited hackers to try and hack not only Kinect, they also invited hackers to try Xbox Live.
Anything that is ALWAYS CONNECTED runs the risk of getting hack. If someone wanted to they would do it.
yep, just ask sony. they know this better than anyone.
Play nice belkin...you dont any of us to call brutally honest to 'av a word' again. Lets hope this hacking doesn't happen. We should not hope for any madnesses like that on any console, even the most draconian one.
The're asking for it.
from angry hackers.
what's going to suck is when Xbox Live has to go under maintenance
"[insane laughter] look at all the games I cant play right now!"
I agree. At least if the PSN goes down you can still use your PS4 to play games offline, watch movies, use internet services, etc. This "always online Xbox" thing looks worse and worse all the time.
if i was a hacker i would say challenge accepted
To what level? Seems to be many choices: - Hack the network? - Hack the camera? Someone's personal camera? - Hack the console so that its playable offline? And to be fair, Sony's likely not doing themselves any favors either not copying MS. They tried being open before with Other OS and got bit in the arse for it. With many in the gaming community cheering on the hackers besides.
all of the above
I've been saying it............ X86 architecture, that has been hacked forever ago, is asking for trouble. The only companies that are fairing well in that area, that I can see thus far, are some of the audio software companies. Propellerhead, Steinberg, Avid before Pro tools 9 (everything was tied to hardware DRM), Uaudio (everything is tied to hardware DRM). Sony and Microsoft are just asking for trouble unless they put measures in place to make the hardware drm.................. like it wont work without a 24hr checkin. Reason has not been hacked since Reason 5, they are now on 7. Cubase has not been hacked since 5, they are now on 7. Those guys use a method that is a B!tch to crack. All of my UAD plugins are tied to hardware DRM. I remove the hardware, they will not work, mainly because they work through the hardware. I dont agree with the way Microsoft is handling it, but they knew what they were getting themselves into, Windows has been hacked since forever you know.
- Hack the console so that its playable offline? Which means this will be a pirates dream machine. The very thing MS is trying to combat.
It's always online. Always running the risk of being targeted by a hacker or group of them.
Well all we just need to do is just tell those guys who hacked sony to hack X1 easy.
Well I don't know why they wouldn't, the reason they hacked Sony was all about Freedom of speech and other stuff relating to peoples freedom......MS are taking all that stuff away from consumers. Where are they now...eh I wouldn't want peoples details top be stolen but damn it MS need to be brought down a level or two
The difference with that is, We already know what the deal is with the XBone, Sony took stuff away from the ps3 so they got pissed.
I'm not usually for hackers but If they can supercede the draconian restrictions of microsofts greediness, I'm all for it.
Hackers? Nah man...they'll be too busy enjoying "Watchdogs!" XD
lawl, nice one
Hack it smack it sell it for crack it should be a #1 target untill they get rid of those silly restrictions. Needs to call the boss everyday or total shutdown, what the hell? Who came up with that? Why?
could be? i kind of think most definitely.
Hackers target everything and we know certainly, that MS has better security than Sony. Why was PSN hacked on a massive scale, never seen on Xbox Live.
LOl i foresee the Xbox One as the most hacked console this gen.
Just hack the camera to take a unsuspecting picture of someone, Post 1,000's of them on the internet. Internet will explode with complaints towards M$. M$ has no choice but to change the OS so the camera is not needed ;)
M$ are including a waiver with every console so if something like that does happen, then M$ is "legally" immune, or whatever. Microsoft. just. STAHP IT!
Wait, Really? So in theory they are hiding behind something which they fully well know which would happen... Well, They can't make them sign it...
Wow, I just realized I have lost 2 bubbles in a day?????? Is it the Sony fanboys because I wont completely trash Microsoft? It's really the only thing I can think of. WTF is up with that. I usually dont pay attention, but I wanted to reply to someone and it would not let me. Talk about taking away your freedom of speech and the joy of debate. If you cant stand up for yourself in an argument/debate............... . debubble yourself.
If you're going to insist on playing the Devil's Advocate on Sony articles full of Sony fans, then might I suggest a lighter touch? Good thing they're planning on changing the Bubble System. While I can see the good intent behind it, it has basically resulted in a lot of people exploiting it to bully others with differing opinions. You make a fair point btw, so I'll bubble you up, bro :)
Sorry, I accidentally gave you a disagree. But I totally get what you're saying. I really like the idea of the bubble system, but as Killrate suggested, it's just too easily exploited.
Xbox One Could Be A Major Target For Hackers More like 'Will Be', if nothing else I know for a fact people will be DDoS attacking on Day 1 and Christmas.
looking at the title alone all i gotta say is no duh,when you restrict something to this extent then its just bait for hackers,they love a challenge,and they will hack you no matter whta,look what happened to psn,heck 360 was being hacked.
I HOPE THE HACKERS HACK THE SHIT OUT OF THIS MACHINE!!!!
For every single "smart securities" professional out there, there's an army of 100 or more looking to break down their concepts. Hackers will always be able to break something to make it do what they want - it's just a matter of which one is easier to do.
Personally I love reading about the cat and mouse game with things like this. it's very interesting to me as an IT professional.
I am sure the xbox one will go offline at least once in its lifecycle or more, these gaming sites and worse news channels like SKY,BBC News, CNN etc will be bad publicity when it does happen, MS will be hoping it does`nt go offline in its first year at least. Trust me it will happen at somepoint, its inevitable (matrix) imo
Yeah...and by attempting to screw over MS, they screw over Xbone owners...so f*** hackers. Leave our consoles (even the awful ones like Xbone) alone.
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