Tag Archive | "sony"


27 May 2011 | 6,997 views

Sony PlayStation Network (PSN) Reopens In Asia

Finally! My friends over in this hemisphere can finally stop whining and get back on PSN! We’ve been covering this whole Sony Hack quite extensively over the past few weeks and this should be the final part of the network coming back online. Asia is the last segment of the PlayStation Network to come back [...]

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17 May 2011 | 6,590 views

Sony Brings Back PSN & Gives Away Freebies After Hack

We’ve been following the Sony PlayStation Network hack quite closely since back in April when we reported Sony Rebuilding PlayStation Network (PSN) ā€“ Down 4 Days So Far. Shortly after that it got a bit ugly with Sony PlayStation Network Hack Resulted In Stolen User Data & Lawsuit and then another hack, which lost an [...]

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04 May 2011 | 6,769 views

Sony Loses 25 Million More Customer Account Details Through SOE (Sony Online Entertainment)

I actually misread this news at first and thought it was an additional leak from the Sony PlayStation Network (PSN) Hack that has been flooding the news, but sadly for Sony this is an entirely different hack carried out at the same time. It turns out around the same time PSN got hacked SOE (Sony [...]

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28 April 2011 | 9,062 views

Sony PlayStation Network Hack Resulted In Stolen User Data & Lawsuit

So after our report on Monday – Sony Rebuilding PlayStation Network (PSN) ā€“ Down 4 Days So Far – news had been spilling out about this whole thing pretty much non-stop. It appears the network is still down and there was some serious data loss including user data for millions of users being stolen. All [...]

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25 April 2011 | 7,242 views

Sony Rebuilding PlayStation Network (PSN) – Down 4 Days So Far

There’s been a few big stories in the past few days, one is of course the whole iPhone geo-location data tracking thing – but everyone was too busy checking into Foursquare to complain about that. The other is that the Sony PlayStation Network (PSN) basically got hacked, owned and raped. It’s still currently down and [...]

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01 December 2008 | 3,802 views

Malware Researchers Discover Rootkit HKTL-BRUDEVIC Similar to Sony CD Malware

You might remember the Sony BMG Rootkit fiasco back in 2006 when the whole Internet was up in arms about Sony installing a rootkit in the name of Digital Restriction Rights Management. Another piece of malware has been uncovered that has been linked to Sony and their Fingerprint reader. Researchers have unearthed rootkit-like functionality in [...]

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14 September 2007 | 33,356 views

PSP All Version Firmware Homebrew Hack Surfaces

Seen as though we get a lot of searches for PSP firmware updates and information about homebrew, I thought Iā€™d post about this which popped up a few months ago. In what undoubtedly will be remembered as a historic and life-changing event for PSP enthusiasts everywhere, a group of coders (Noobz and Archaemic, to be [...]

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16 July 2006 | 13,244 views

Play v2.71 Games on your v1.5 PSP

For those who haven’t noticed yet, today booster made a milestone in PSP history. Enabling firmware 2.71 emulation in DevHook 0.44. Alot has been going on lately in the PSP scene and its great. With the release of the 2.5/.6 downgrader and full iso and game emulation in DevHook. Download here. Credit goes to booster [...]

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28 February 2006 | 44,914 views

US considers banning DRM rootkits – Sony BMG

Now after the huge Sony BMG Rootkit fiasco, this has become quite a hot topic, how far can vendors go to enforce their ‘Digital Rights Management’ (or Digital Restrictions Management as we like to call it), can they install a rootkit on your machine and hook into your OS? Can they take over your PC [...]

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