Sony threatens to pursue legal action against PS3 hackers

Following reports that hackers have cracked PlayStation 3's anti-piracy softare, SCEA has declared that it will "aggressively pursue" anyone caught engaging in such activity with legal action.

"Unfortunately, hackers will try to exploit any hardware system software," SCEA spokesperson Dave Karraker told

"The best we can do as a company is to make our security that much stronger and aggressively pursue legal action against anyone caught trying to use an exploit in an illegal manner."

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MK_Red4739d ago

Wow, there are no pirated PS3 disks out there and they already have started to fight back?

Systematrix4739d ago

I'm pretty sure they can see the writing on the wall. They can boot up the copies, only a matter of time before they can play them.

Violater4739d ago

If i were a shareholder and we as a company are already loosing money, and when everyone else is suing us, why would i not want to stop them in their tracks?

calderra4739d ago

See also: Busting Lik-Sang when it was proven that even many Sony execs had bought products from the site. Lik-Sang was shut down, but nobody in Sony who violated their owm company's policy (being that they deemed Lik-Sang illegal and purchases within the company were easily traced) were ever fined or otherwise legally pursued.

Ve must stop ze bleedink!

Amplifier4739d ago


And you know because you work for Sony's legal team?

Sony has every right to attack those that agree to use the system under the TOU agreement in PS3 manual and on the actual unit itself.


Silvia0074739d ago

Someone just stuck a big @ss needle in sony's side. Now they piss... lol. It's expected.

nice_cuppa4739d ago

my question is....

what were they going to pirate ?

Premonition4739d ago

Its better being safe then sorry.

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