George Hotz

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.

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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: No idea when PlayStation Network can be restored

First Sony said they were "rebuilding" their PlayStation Network after an intrusion; now they say they have no idea when it'll be back up.

Gaming

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.

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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

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

PlayStation hackers can unblock themselves

PlayStation hackers are fighting back against Sony by unblocking themselves, and even doling out their own bans.

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

Will Sony open up the PlayStation Move to hackers?

It's possible that Sony is toying with the idea of giving users everything they need to hack Move controllers and bring motion control to a PC near you.

Computing

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 wins injunction against PS3 hacker George Hotz

Sony has been granted a temporary injunction against George Hotz, preventing him from publishing information about jailbreaking PlayStation 3 consoles.

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

PlayStation 3 Hacked By iPhone Jailbreaker George Hotz

iPhone hacker George Hotz announced he's hacked the "unhackable" PlayStation 3.

Gaming