Entries in 'george' (14)

George Hotz met with Sony engineers

George Hotz met with Sony engineers

In an extensive feature on the infamous George “Geohot” Hotz in The New Yorker, the renowned PS3 hacker has said that he has recently met with Sony engineers to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2012 at 9:52AM in News
Kotick: Old Republic a win for George Lucas, not EA

Kotick: Old Republic a win for George Lucas, not EA

Well, if nothing else EA can at least take this as proof that Activision is nervous about Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2011 at 9:56AM in News
Facebook hires George Hotz

Facebook hires George Hotz

George Hotz, the man best known for crippling the security measures seen in the likes of the iPhone and PS3, has reportedly got a job with social networking giant Facebook.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2011 at 9:35AM in News
Osborne bemoans PSN breach

Osborne bemoans PSN breach

The disastrous PlayStation Network breach has prompted reaction from the second most powerful person in British politics.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2011 at 5:00PM in News

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Geohotz: PSN hack 'is not cool'...

Geohotz: PSN hack 'is not cool'...

The hacker who arguably set the ball rolling on events that eventually lead up to the collapse of PSN last week has denied involvement in the breach – but has ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2011 at 12:46PM in News
Anonymous gets personal with Sony

Anonymous gets personal with Sony

An online campaign has been unleashed against Sony as hacker community 'Anonymous' vows to avenge what they see as the rough treatment of PS3 hacker Geohotz.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2011 at 11:37AM in News
Hotz flees to South America

Hotz flees to South America

The hacker at the centre of an increasingly bizarre legal battle with PS3 has reportedly fled to South America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2011 at 10:16AM in News
Sony gets Hotz' PayPal records

Sony gets Hotz' PayPal records

A US magistrate has given Sony the right to subpoena PayPal for the personal account details of PS3 hacker George 'geohotz' Hotz.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2011 at 12:52PM in News

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Sony denied Google, PayPal subpoenas

Sony denied Google, PayPal subpoenas

Sony’s ongoing war on hackers has stumbled as a judge has ruled against the company’s planned subpoenas.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 10th 2011 at 11:20AM in News
Sony vs Hotz sends “dangerous message”

Sony vs Hotz sends “dangerous message”

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has spoken out against Sony’s efforts to prosecute George Hotz, the man behind the PS3 hack.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 25th 2011 at 10:34AM in News
Lucas rejected Wookie superhero game

Lucas rejected Wookie superhero game

In one of the brainstorming sessions that eventually lead to the commercially successful Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, the series’ creator George Lucas reportedly rejected a proposal that would have ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2010 at 12:12PM in News
Hotz declares war on Sony

Hotz declares war on Sony

Having been the first to crack some of PS3’s key security features earlier this year, famous iPhone hacker George Hotz has vowed to discover a method to circumvent Sony’s upcoming ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2010 at 12:32PM in News

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Hacker releases PS3 exploit

Hacker releases PS3 exploit

PS3’s days as a piracy-free platform are under threat with the news that famed hacker George Hotz has publicly released the details of the exploit he uncovered over the weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2010 at 9:44AM in News
Harrison quits Nintendo

Harrison quits Nintendo

Following months of speculation, Nintendo’s US based senior vice president of marketing and corporate communication has confirmed that he will be leaving the format holder in December.

The initial rumours ...
by Andrew Wooden
on Sep 14th 2007 at 10:57AM in News