Tag Archives: Geohot
Thu, Jan 24, 2013 | 09:16 GMT
SCEE has been fined £250,000 by the UK Information Commissioners Office over the infamous 2011 PSN date breach that sparked a panic among the press and gamers for fear that credit card data and other sensitive information was at risk. A video statement has been issued by the ICO on the matter this morning.
Tue, May 01, 2012 | 09:20 BST
Thu, Mar 15, 2012 | 15:08 GMT
Sony couldn’t bring him down, but Texas law sure could. More »
Mon, Jun 27, 2011 | 07:02 BST
If you hack the PlayStation 3, Sony will sue the pants off you and you’ll land a job at one of the most important tech companies in the Western world. Lesson learned.
Thu, Apr 28, 2011 | 15:34 BST
Mon, Apr 25, 2011 | 09:55 BST
Sony has been found immature and naive on hacking problems this year, and must address PSN security issues now or face dire consequences.
Sat, Apr 16, 2011 | 16:06 BST
Thu, Apr 14, 2011 | 06:39 BST
Tue, Apr 12, 2011 | 08:32 BST
The legal action taken by Sony against PS3 hacker George Hotz will make others considering following in his footsteps think twice, claims Wedbush Morgan’s Michael Pachter.
Tue, Apr 12, 2011 | 01:24 BST
So much news, so little time – not to mention, quite a lot of stuff which is a bit fringe. Here’s your short-and-sweets, then.
Tue, Apr 12, 2011 | 07:14 BST
Following months of legal wrangling, Sony and hacker George “Geohot” Hotz have jointly confirmed that they’ve settled their hacking dispute out of court.
Mon, Apr 11, 2011 | 15:52 BST
Hacktivist group Anonymous is looks to raise awareness of its cause by staging a number of four-hour sit-ins at Sony stores around the world. This is likely to be more popular with gamers than the group’s recent attacks on PSN.
Mon, Apr 04, 2011 | 09:09 BST
The activist arm of Internet hive mind Anonymous has targeted Sony, apparently in retribution for the company’s legal pursuit of PlayStation 3 hackers GeoHot and Graf_Chokolo.
Tue, Mar 29, 2011 | 06:53 BST
PS3 hacker George “Geohot” Hotz has dismissed claims by Sony that he lied to a court about creating a PSN account.
Sun, Mar 27, 2011 | 11:16 BST
Thu, Mar 24, 2011 | 15:02 GMT
Wed, Mar 23, 2011 | 16:36 GMT
According to Sony, Geohot, the hacker currently being sued by the firm for publishing PS3′s root key earlier this year, has fled the US as an “excuse” for not turning over hard drives as per a court order.
Mon, Mar 21, 2011 | 13:45 GMT
George GeoHot Hotz’s lawyers have accused Sony of deliberately misleading courts as to which of its national divisions owns the PlayStation 3 software development kit, in order to gain otherwise illegal access to the hacker’s hard drives.
Thu, Mar 17, 2011 | 13:32 GMT
The California courts have given Sony permission to subpoena George Hotz’s PayPal account and any records relatied to it.
Mon, Mar 07, 2011 | 08:00 GMT
If you happened to live in the Bay area and visited George Hotz’s website from January 2009 onward, you may be contacted by Sony’s lawyers.