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Sony PS3 hacker George ‘GeoHot’ Hotz ‘works for Facebook’

Huge news in the hacker world: Renowned PS3 and iPhone jailbreaker George "GeoHot" Hotz now reportedly works for Facebook.

Computing

Sony blames Anonymous for PlayStation Network data theft debacle

Sony says that the hacker group Anonymous is behind, or at least partially responsible for, the huge security breach of its PlayStation Network — a claim the elusive hacktivists firmly deny.

Computing

Sony pegs loss of PlayStation Network and Qriocity service to an ‘external intrusion’

Sony officially confirms that the loss of service on PlayStation Network and Qriocity is the result of an "external intrusion," though hacker group Anonymous denies any involvement.

Computing

Sony and PS3 hacker Geohot settle out of court

The PS3 hacking lawsuit debacle has finally found its conclusions, but "Geohot" might have some more to say.

Gaming

Anonymous takes down PlayStation website; UPDATE: Anon explains attack on Sony

The infamous Anonymous is it again, this time taking on Sony and possibly its technology defense firm to boot.

Computing

Anonymous threatens Sony over PS3 jailbreak lawsuits

Anonymous has set its sights on Sony, claiming its lawsuits against the PS3 jailbreakers constitutes "unforgivable offense against free speech and internet freedom."

Gaming

PS3 hacker George Hotz fights back against Sony lawsuit

After taking a few rounds of beatings, the legal team of PlayStation 3 jailbreak hacker George "GeoHot" Hotz has come off the ropes swinging at SCEA and their lawsuit.

Gaming

Sony PlayStation 3 hacker George Hotz denies fleeing to South America

PlayStation 3 hacker George "GeoHot" Hotz, who is currently being sued by Sony, has shot down claims by Sony that he fled the country to avoid legal action against him.

Gaming

PlayStation 3 hacker ‘GeoHot’ flees country

Sony still intends to prosecute famed PlayStation 3 hacker Geohot - but only if they can find him south of the border.

Gaming

Judge: Sony may access PS3 hacker GeoHot’s PayPal records

A California magistrate has granted Sony permission to access the PayPal records of hacker George "GeoHot" Hotz, who published the first-ever PS3 jailbreak online in 2009.

Gaming

Anyone who visited GeoHot’s PS3 jailbreak website is now part of Sony lawsuit

A judge has ruled that Sony may unmask the identities of anyone who visited the website of George "GeoHot" Hotz, which contained PlayStation 3 jailbreak tools.

Gaming

PS3 hacker raises money for legal fight against Sony

George "Geohot" Hotz, famed hacker of the iPhone and lately of the PS3, started a blog over the weekend to help raise funds for his legal fight with Sony.

Gaming

Judge rules PS3 hacker must hand over hard drive to Sony

A judge has refused to rescind a ruling that says PS3 hacker George Hotz must allow Sony to inspect his PC.

Gaming

Sony accidentally retweets PS3 ‘jailbreak’ code, mistakes it for a ‘Battleship’ reference

Mistaking it for a reference to "Battleship," Sony accidentally retweets the jailbreak code that it is trying to keep from being published.

Gaming

Sony takes up legal battle against PS3 hackers

Sony has issued a restraining order to try and stop a group of hackers from distributing tools that could be used to enable pirated games to be run on the PS3.

Gaming