After more than three weeks of being offline, the Playstation Network is finally back to business as usual (well mostly). But this entire situation begs a largeR question about hacking on the PS3.
Glad to see that the PSN is back up maybe now I can enjoy Socom and finish the portal 2 co-op
True lets hope this doesn't happen to any online service but the bad part is someone will try again. Someone will want to test the new system. Someone will probably try and take Live out for egotistic purposes. It is so annoying. The hackers need to realise they are hurting millions of gamers when the attack any online gaming service.
Lest us Sony supporters start an official donation fund to be used as reward for any hacker who expose the hackers responsible for this. Anybody take the lead!
Community funded bounty hunters? I like it!
Would probably work as well seeing how little honour there appears to be between Anon members these days. I imagine it would only cost about twenty quid between us all. Once they get one in custody he'll grass the lot of them up in seconds.
I'm not sure how I feel; sure, great, it's back, but has Sony learned anything now? Six months down the road, are they going to start eyeing Microsoft's XBLA model and start asking for an annual fee (would take some big balls though).
The funny thing is if hackers decide to target Live and the Wii's service and take their info, I want to see the excuses everyone will make after realising they aren't safe anywhere and it could have happened to any company. PSN was 'safe' for 5 years until the hackers started to specifically target them. Everyone assumes that if they hit the other systems with a wrecking ball attack or sneak in that the security won't crumble. Even worst, hackers know the 360 and Wii inside and out. So everyone keep up the smug satisfaction and finger pointing. I want to see if you play the blame game when it's your turn.
If that were true sony would not be upgrading their security measures. Their security was beyond a joke and they were aware of this all along.
That's really stupid. Sony is upgrading their security because someone broke in. There have been prisons where no one escaped for many years but one man escapes one day. Does that mean the prison's security was a joke? No. It just means that someone was sneaky enough to get past. I just means they have to put a bigger padlock on the gate and increase security to keep everyone in. You and I have no idea what level of security or what flaw they are refering to. Sony has evidence has shown that this wasn't any ordinary attack. So running around saying 'Sony's secutity was a joke' is ignorance in itself. So go troll somewhere else
Basically, I agree with what Blackburn10 said. Think about this, if Anon had attacked X360 or Wii, the info leaking would be much worse.
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