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PS3 Hack – The Story So Far

There has been a lot of discussion around the internet lately about the recent hacking of the PS3. It has been mentioned on countless PS3 podcasts, and news websites, so Matt from Drop Bear Gaming decided to write up this compilation and summary of the news to come out about it so far including what it is, some of the fallout, and Sony’s retaliation.

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Octo12766d ago (Edited 2766d ago )

Good article but unfortunately all we'll get response wise is "Its Sonys fault!" Wouldn't have happened if they left other OS alone.
People seem to not realize that pirated games is probably the last thing on Sonys list of things to prevent.The PS3's security is hacked and reports are coming in that peoples PSN accounts are being accessed.Its seems to me that its a joke to some and as long as they are not logged in to PSN and they can play their "backed up" games it does not affect them right.
Mark my words.The same people saying "nya nya nya nya nya Sony!" will be the first retards complaining about the constant patches and potential changes Sony will put forward to try and combat this.

Zashule2766d ago

"reports are coming in that peoples PSN accounts are being accessed."

Source?

That is on Sony's PSN server, even with JB access, there is no way to access their secure database. Until I see a source, I highly doubt this is true.

Octo12766d ago

Sorry. Don't have one and I can't find the link to the site where I read the report.

I_find_it_funny2766d ago (Edited 2766d ago )

LMAOWHAT?

"the story so far" your bullshit website, I bet it's mainly about "the story so far's" and similar level news

Dellis2766d ago (Edited 2766d ago )

Stop it, you're assuming PS NETWORK is hacked lol?
you think hackers ares stealing info?, what?.

The PSN is still active because it HAS NOT been compromised, what has been compromised was the PS3 OS, why are you assuming the PSN is hacked LOL???? it would had been shutdown.

Sony it has been weeks now, could it that they can't do anything about this?

The longer they wait the more this whole situation gets wider and more difficult to stop

I am sure the hackers already are thinking of how they
will make the next FW sony got coming into a CFW.

I find it odd that they still haven't done anything
and the hackers are releasing bunch of Applications CONSTANTLY.

Hackers/pirates/homebrewers are all raping
the PS3. Where is SONY????

BigDollarZoe9542766d ago

i think geohut has one this battle against sony

BoNeSaW232765d ago

Your Dumb.
That is as Intelligent of a response as your comment is.

BigDollarZoe9542765d ago

when you think about it they dont have anything on this guy if you read up about it you'll understand before you call people dumb do your research

ugabugaz2765d ago (Edited 2765d ago )

If only Sony used a random number rather than "4".
None of this would have happened. Just one digit.
If you don't know what I'm talking about, watch the fail0verflow vids.

Mahr2765d ago

"If only Sony used a random number rather than "4"."

That was just an xkcd comic that they included in their presentation for illustration purposes/laughs.

http://xkcd.com/221/

The actual key is much longer than one digit, but since it was a constant, they were able to determine the number through algebra.

ugabugaz2765d ago

That's what I meant. Sorry if it came off that way.
Thanks for the link though, I'm sure others can make good use of it :)

Dazel2765d ago (Edited 2765d ago )

All we need is for some punk to hack/mod KZ3 and the PS3 online is completely ducked. I won't be buying another online game until Sony say what they plan to do about it. It took mere days to screw up Modern Combat : Domination.

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