Federal officers use PS3 games console to catch child pornographers

AxcessNews: For most Playstation 3 users, the criminals they catch and the victims they save are just pixilated simulations on a TV screen.

But some federal officers are using the gaming console to protect children and catch predators in real life.

"Bad guys are encrypting their stuff now, so we need a methodology of hacking on that to try to break passwords," said Claude E. Davenport, a senior special agent at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Cyber Crimes Center, known as C3. "The Playstation 3 - its processing component - is perfect for large-scale library attacks."

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jashwin3673d ago

ps3 saving children near you!it only does EVERYTHING,it even saves the world

TheBand1t3673d ago

lol, reading comprehension fail.

The pedos are being captured because their CP banks are being decrypted by the PS3.

MisterNiwa3673d ago

So the PS3 finds 360 Gamer!?

Lionsguard3673d ago (Edited 3673d ago )

Looks like someone fails at reading comprehension, it's typical of a xbot live gamer. Try a reading class next time and maybe society will take you seriously sometime in the near 100 years. The PS3 is being used to CRACK passwords set by CP collectors. I bet these CP guys are the same ones who use LIVE to hunt little boys such as yourself.


ChrisW3673d ago (Edited 3673d ago )

Well that's nice... PS3 is now being used to decrypt the files of pedophiles.
But reading the article still made me think, "No wonder there aren't many children on PSN!"

CernaML3672d ago

lol WenisWagon doesn't know how to read. What a failure. What a waste of carbon and flesh.

givemelbpbetakeys3672d ago

get a bubble now da was funny

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zag3672d ago

How do you go from "Police are using PS3 to crack computer passwords" to "PS3 have pedophiles on it or using it"

I take it you didn't read it, FBI and CIA have also been using PS3's to track hackers and crack passwords as well.

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RedDragan3672d ago

Not sure what report you read, but the one in this N$G article says FBI are using it to catch paedo's. And the paedo's operating of choice is Windows... made by Microsoft.

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dinsurya3673d ago

Unfortunately, those sick bastards exists in every society.
There should be a death penalty for those kind of people.

and wtf, Immigration and Customs Enforcement Cyber Crimes Center?
I bet they just tried to make and sound long and fancy.

WenisWagon3673d ago (Edited 3673d ago )

Looks like all of the sick freaks in the world are attracted to ps3. Probably because the only people who have that console are under the age of 12.
child predators

ThanatosDMC3673d ago

Despite having so many PS3s at their disposal, both Skinner and Davenport said agents have resisted the temptation to play video games on the consoles.

"There's no controllers hooked up," Davenport said.


WildArmed3673d ago

lmfao. no controllers.. wat a sad day indeed

IdleLeeSiuLung3673d ago

Sick people are people too, no different than a drug (or videogame) addict or mentally ill person. Death penalty is too harsh. How about we just neuter them?

PinkUni3673d ago

better start using my 360 then huh? hahahaha

DaTruth3673d ago (Edited 3673d ago )

First fighting Cancer, now fighting the bad guys! PS3 FTW!!!

We should line them up and use the Rhino on them or needle of endless pain!

Edit: Needle of endless pain where the sun don't shine!

DaTruth3673d ago (Edited 3673d ago )

Funny, PS3 is helping catch these guys while XBOX live is providing feeding grounds for them!

Sorry, couldn't resist!

ia_studio3673d ago

you don't need to hook up a controller it's wireless.

ReservoirDog3163672d ago

I really don't like these people. It's just disgusting that they want to permanently disturb kids.


And these people are too dangerous to let live IdleLeeSiuLung. Danger to society's future (i.e. kids).

Goldenarmz3672d ago

They are actually going to do that, they are going to do some kind of procedure so it "deadens" your desire for that kind of stuff. can you imagine? get caught doing that at like that procedure...get the help you need....and you cant even have a natural relationship. I think id take death my self.

leeger3672d ago

well, it only does everything. lmao

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Lord Shuhei Yoshida3673d ago

You better start running xbots.The PS3 is here to shut down your sick desires including your Project Anal and Milo.

You can run xbots but you cannot hide

Sunny_D3673d ago (Edited 3673d ago )

LMAO! Well, see bots if you get a ps3, you will be protected, a place where little kids can feel right at home and not be raped. Unlike, Xbox live where all you see is penises and guys trying to seduce you.

rtonaey3673d ago

including stopping bastards

George Sears3673d ago

The pedophiles beg to differ.