If you're a PS3 owner, there's a little chance you haven't heard of the Sony-Geohot row that's around for a while. For making PlayStation 3 exploits and jailbreak tools public, Sony filled a lawsuit against Geohot to which Geohot responded with this awesome video letting the world know about his hidden talent.
Well it looks like folks at PSX-Scene have managed to find a way to get jailbroken PlayStation 3’s back online on PSN after Sony recently blocked the DNS method for consoles running custom firmware 3.55.
It seems not a single day goes by without there being more 'Geohot Vs Sony' lawsuit news these days, and here's the latest. According to Wired, Geohot (or George Hotz to his Mother) has been ordered to provide Sony with his computer's hard drive by U.S. District Judge Susan Illston.
Things are really starting to hot up in the Sony vs Geohot court case over the hacker's PS3 hacking exploits. Now the Japanese behemoth is requesting that a federal judge orders Google to hand over personal information such as IP address of anyone commenting on a private page on social video site YouTube.
Well well well, what do we have here? Engadget reports that a US District Court has granted Sony a temporary restraining order against George Hotz, or Geohot as you may know him. Sony had previously sued everyone's favorite hacker for jailbreaking the Japanese company's PlayStation 3.
It’s been a busy day for Sony so far, what with them launching a new handheld console today already. Now they've also released a software update for their PlayStation 3 bringing the version number up to 3.56.
After releasing PS3 root keys publicly this week, followed by a video showing homebrew running on firmware 3.55, Geohot has now released jailbreak for PlayStation 3 firmware 3.55.
It was only a few days ago when we posted about how the PS3 was pwned for life. And now, KaKaRoTo has released some tools that will allow you to install your very own custom firmware on the PlayStation 3.
A few days ago, a small group of German hackers called fail0verflow found an exploit that could completely open up the PlayStation 3 console. Dubbed as “epic PS3 security bypass”, they found the method to calculate the security keys, which is just a Sony signature that lets the PS3 know whether the application they’re trying to open is legit, or not.