Tag Archives: fail0verflow
Thu, Feb 17, 2011 | 08:42 GMT
Thu, Feb 10, 2011 | 07:24 GMT
As you’re probably aware, Sony’s been having a hell of a time with hackers lately. Most recently, the console maker hit yet another speed bump on its fast track to court: how can you sue someone if you have no idea who they actually are? Sony’s answer: turn the Internet upside-down and give it a good, hard shake.
There’s just one problem with that, however. Sony’s come up against a type of judge we’re sure it dreads – one that says “no.”
Sat, Jan 22, 2011 | 18:48 GMT
Fri, Jan 14, 2011 | 21:28 GMT
A federal judge has declined to rule today on whether George Hotz should hand-over his computer gear as part of a lawsuit from Sony, reports Wired.
Thu, Jan 13, 2011 | 19:54 GMT
Hacker group fail0verflow, which was partly responsible for the recent security key generation hack on PS3, has issued a response on its website after Sony started legal proceedings against it earlier this week. The group claims the only reason it hacked the console was over Sony’s “removal of OtherOS”.
Thu, Jan 13, 2011 | 06:47 GMT
When hacker George (Geohot) Hotz was served with a temporary restraining order early in the evening of January 11, he had to have a good idea what was coming. So too must the other defendants on the stark legal papers prepared by Sony Computer Entertainment’s legal team – Hector Cantero, Sven Peter and 100 yet-to-be-named persons. One does not thumb their nose at mega-corporations lightly.
After a torrid fortnight, where PlayStation 3’s system security – namely its ability to determine whether code running is legitimate or not – has been laid bare by hacker group fail0verflow, Sony’s finally made its move.
Here, VG247 presents a report breaking down the the implications of the PS3 hack, what’s come already, what’s happening now, and who the real losers are in this complete fiasco.
Wed, Jan 12, 2011 | 07:31 GMT
Thu, Jan 06, 2011 | 18:19 GMT
Sony has said it is currently “looking into” claims make by hacking group Fail0verflow and GeoHot, a.k.a. George Hotz, regarding compromised security features on PS3.