Tag Archives: george hotz
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, 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.
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 | 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.
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.
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.
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.
Fri, Jan 14, 2011 | 09:59 GMT
George “Geohot” Hotz has overnight defended his jailbreaking of PS3, saying he’s being sued by Sony for “making” the company “mad”.
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.