Essentially, the tool disguises PS3 backups as Modern Warfare 2 and tricks the system. This is said to make it much more difficult for Sony to ban folks
mods are the worst on this site
... Don't know what you guys are on about..? It's a good article & it's news.., enjoy & stop complaining please >.<
comes out of promoting piracy
then its all good and gravy
by that logic we should not discuss terrorism in the media
rofl, this is starting to become a joke now. You could use the same argument by saying reporting pedophilia is the same as promoting it. Hiding the truth is the same as lying to people in my opinion.
360 hacks are old and something nobody talks about. get a life and stop trying to add fire in this supposed non-flamebait article
@hi2 promoting? this a news site. removing this news is called censorship.
The difference between reporting on piracy and reporting on child molestation is in the nature of the report. For instance, seeing a report of this same article on the 11:00 news is very different from seeing it online. How? Because the tools to engage in the activity are readily available when you're online. It's why they don't play reports on child molestation on the TVs in Chuck E. Cheese's. It's inappropriate there, and it's inappropriate here.
Yeah, so of your don't understand what others are talking about. This is clearly promoting it. Yes, it you can file it under news all you want. But the thing is, this article will reach MANY people that never heard about it before, there for, promoting it. And btw, reporting someone child molesting/creating an act of terrorism is much less likely to make another person child molest/create an act of terrorism than it is for someone to read about pirating, simply because of what inveni0 said, in the right place at the right time.
tricks the system? or is the ps3 used to running modern warfare 2 as its the most played game on psn
mods here suck ass
OFF WITH THEIR HEADS! =p
cat and mouse
I was thinking about this but never posted it. I assumed the backup software could be renamed to simulate ligament games being loaded. Never said anything about it, these guys are smart enough to utilize the obvious detection system against ligament activities. Spoofing the system into thinking the logs into recording what appears to be normal activity. The next thing they'll be doing is spoofing the units IDs when they log on so if it's spoofed ID is ban from they can just change it to appear as another PS3. The result could be random unmodded PS3's getting hit in the crossfire. With almost 40 million PS3's out there even with billions of ID's it's still possible. Then again this to can be countered with constant verification in the software when starting new online games etc, when the ability to spoof the identification system is limited.
If the game has any trophies, if you are online, it will still be logging the trophies under the correct game... (with mw2 as the game id instead this time) ... So unless you're using it to play MW2, it's still obvious for Sony to view people using the device. Of course this is just, them viewing the device without any firmware patches... easy fixes include managing the formats allowed on USBs... and similar.
They could make it random based on the trophies you've collected after it's first install then even make it say the game your actually playing as a backup. IE, after the software loads stealth it'll shut down and emulate the game or software you're playing when it reloads. This way you'll appear online playing the game and earning trophies for it. This is a cat and mouse game. With the limits there is no telling if they could even alter logs directly. After all the source code has been released into the wild.
Another feather in MW2 devs cap. The game notorious for making demos into full games, now allows hackers to use other games diguised like MW2.
They picked the game with the largest, typical online player count. So it doesn't seem conspicuous so see an sudden influx... as it would with say for example... Hamster Ball.
But it would have been darn hilarious. And they can't ban people for playing it either. (can but wouldn't)
Hamster Ball is awesome, so. :P
I was looking for N4G not N4H* *News 4 Hackers
wait..that came out wrong
Sony are scared I heard, they don't know what to do thus the reason they haven't attacked this right away
hack Sony. PS3; it just does everything... for free, suckas!
if the serial number of the hardware matches a retail PS3, ANY game backup tips them off as hacked...
You mean like fake 360 HDD's and their serials? MS didn't ban them because the one with the real hdd will be affected too.
What if you build it yourself? There's gonna be a whole lot of false banning then.
I never get why people don't want to trust Sony with their systems but don't mind trusting it to some unknown person who wouldn't give a damn if the hack glitches, bricks or bans your system but are only concerned with knowing the fact that they managed to crack the PS3s security.
Because "working two jobs to earn a PS3" was worst than the halocaust. Ken Kutaragi kicked more poodles than GWB handed out executions. The Giant Enemy Crab was to be the NWO Swastika of the current gen. But mostly, it was the poodles, man. THE POODLES!!! T_T
dude, you don't even need half a job to get a ps3 and you can afford drugs as well...
*woosh* That whole joke flew over so many people's heads it's just sad. Apparently a lot of you weren't around before 2005... -_-'
@yewles1 Cuz most of them were still in their diapers when krazy ken made the speech.
Not so stealth anymore, is it?
Anyone who supports hacking is scum, no matter what the platform is.
Nothing wrong with hacking if I do it for homebrew. Oh yes, that is all I plan on using it for, lol. Who cares if you don't like it? Certainly not me, and you will not stop me or anyone else because you call us scum. This will become a PS3 epidemic - especially if they make it run PS2 games like they're claiming. PS3 - it just does backups.
LOL They think that in this way the can fool Sony?? LMAO. Ban-Hammer incoming.
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