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News PS3 hacked, public release soon?

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 26 Jan 2010.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. DragunovHUN

    DragunovHUN I want to change my name but I also don't

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    GG Sony, that took a while.
     
  3. rollo

    rollo Well-Known Member

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    apple vs hacker part 2

    accept this time its sony vs hacker
     
  4. NethLyn

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    I blame the marketing prat that declared it unhackable, that was issuing a challenge to every hacker out there. I'm surprised Apple didn't track him down legally, given how they've treated web gossip sources in the past.
     
  5. Ross1

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    hahaha good job sony, I had no idea it had taken this long. That has to be a world record?
    Yeah apple really has a foot in mouth problem and they get what they deserve.
     
  7. Xir

    Xir Well-Known Member

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    And this just where the hardware is (supposed) to be financed by the price of the thing.
    Once it's hackable I'd buy one!
     
  8. MacWalka

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    That really did take a while and I read this on the BBC website today. I think he also said that he hadn't quite perfected it and couldn't hack the full system....yet.
     
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    gm_crop New Member

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    Anyone else slightly scared?
     
  10. rickysio

    rickysio N900 | HJE900

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    It will probably only work on the old one and not on the Slim. :S
     
  11. pizan

    pizan that's n00b-tastic

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    It probably needs to be heavily refined if it ever wants to see any use. Not many people are going to rip apart their PS3 to try it out. It also depends on how dangerous this is, 50% console destruction rate?
     
  12. daniel_owen_uk

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    What makes you think sony decided to change their security system on the Slim? No one had hacked the regular one. If it's not broke...
     
  13. CharlO

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    I think that's still better than buying an XBox 360 :hehe:
     
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    Brrrrrap!
     
  15. somidiot

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    LOL! funniest thing I've read today! plus it seems sadly true.
    ok enough ripping on Microshaft's console.

    My take is that I get a console to play games on and that's about it so I probably wouldn't use the hack. I actually buy the games I like to play :-o
    *steps off of soap box*
     
  16. Gonzalo-Gonads

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    Different root password? Different controllers? There are hundred things sony couldve changed when they designed the slim. It is after all built with die shrinked chips so things have to have changed (e.g. ability to install other os like linux)
     
  17. Farfalho

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    At least Sony gave a tough job to him, not like microshizzel x360 xD
     
  18. Byron C

    Byron C *psst!* This guy is a loser!

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    Well, they took their time, but it was eventually inevitable. As already pointed out, simply calling it "unhackable" was a challenge to hackers. Thought it seems far from being a practical implementation at the moment.

    It'll be interesting to see Sony's response to this.
     
  19. Blademrk

    Blademrk Why so serious?

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    says it took him 5 weeks to crack it...
     
  20. Aracos

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    Ah perfect timing! Was gonna buy a PS3 for FFXIII (I am not listening to leona lewis) so being able to crack it would be a very nice bonus! :D

    I see there being homebrew for emulating all my favourite old consoles again aswell as hopefully the PS2 :thumb:
     
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