Entries in 'hack' (93)

Amazon outage 'not a result of hack'

Amazon outage 'not a result of hack'

Amazon has stated that the outage that it suffered on Satudrady was a result of hardware failure and not online ‘hacktivism’ as has been claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 13th 2010 at 11:43AM in News
PSJailbreak returns

PSJailbreak returns

It was thought that Sony had won the battle, but the team behind the PSJailbreak hack has released a new version of the device that works with Sony’s latest firmware ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2010 at 1:48PM in News
PSJailbreak banned in Australia

PSJailbreak banned in Australia

Sony has won its first major victory in the battle against PS3 homebrew enabler PSJailbreak.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2010 at 3:10PM in News
Open source PS3 hack goes live

Open source PS3 hack goes live

Sony may have successfully (for now) curtailed sales of the first ever PS3 hack, but as feared the first clone of the device have appeared online – and ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2010 at 10:49AM in News

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Sony blocks PS3 Jailbreak sales

Sony blocks PS3 Jailbreak sales

The Australian arm of Sony Computer Entertainment has won a temporary injunction that has banned the importing or sale of a new PS3 hacking tool until August 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2010 at 3:23PM in News
PS3 hack ‘does work’

PS3 hack ‘does work’

It looks as if the PSJailbreak, the first device that claims to allow for the playing of backed up (read: pirated) games on PS3 is real.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2010 at 11:08AM in News
Sony can detect PS3 hack

Sony can detect PS3 hack

A dedicated hacking website has warned potential PS3 pirates that using the recently revealed PSJailbreak device could see their consoles banned from logging on to PSN and, as a result, ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2010 at 12:10PM in News
Fears grow over PS Jailbreak

Fears grow over PS Jailbreak

Though its validity remains unproved for the time being, the first retailer to sell what is being marketed as the first genuine method that allows the playing of pirated games ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2010 at 1:12PM in News

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Ubisoft DRM reportedly hacked

Ubisoft DRM reportedly hacked

Hackers have reportedly found a way to circumvent Ubisoft’s controversial PC DRM that requires users maintain a constant internet connection even when playing single-player games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2010 at 1:40PM in News
Hotz brings OtherOS back to PS3

Hotz brings OtherOS back to PS3

Just one week after declaring war on PS3 platform holder Sony, hacker George Hotz has demonstrated a custom version of Sony’s latest firmware 3.21 that can run the since ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2010 at 5:20PM in News
The iPad has been hacked

The iPad has been hacked

An existing loophole used to crack the security features of the iPhone has allowed hackers to jailbreak the iPad just hours after Apple’s new tablet device hit the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2010 at 3:26PM in News
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

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PS3 hack claims gather pace

PS3 hack claims gather pace

A hacker who made his name by being the first to break Apple’s iPhone 3.0 firmware is claiming to have been the first to hack Sony’s until-now piracy free PS3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2010 at 10:27AM in News
Pirates claim PS3 hack success

Pirates claim PS3 hack success

With piracy rife in the Wii, Xbox 360, DS and PSP markets, the PS3 has to date proved the only current-gen machine to successfully fend off the hackers – but ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2010 at 3:05PM in News
Latest Wii firmware blocks homebrew and Freeloader

Latest Wii firmware blocks homebrew and Freeloader

It seems that Nintendo has decided to take action on the growing homebrew Wii community following news that its latest update to the Wii’s firmware (version 3.3) removes files associated ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2008 at 3:02PM in News
Illegal GTA IV rip appears online

Illegal GTA IV rip appears online

The first reports of illegal rips of GTA IV appearing online on Xbox 360 have started to emerge – and the game’s presence on a number of gamertags confirms that ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2008 at 4:18PM in News

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Games:Edu back in Brighton

Games:Edu back in Brighton

This year's Develop conference and expo in Brighton will once again be joined at the seaside event by the games and education event Games:Edu.

by Michael French
on Apr 23rd 2007 at 2:00PM in News
Vivendi gets brand makeover

Vivendi gets brand makeover

Vivendi Games’ CEO Bruce Hack has told MCV that he plans to give the Sierra brand a renewed lease of life by ramping up product quality – and that the ...
by Neil Long
on Mar 9th 2007 at 10:00AM in News