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iPhone and PS3 hacker GeoHot now working at Facebook

06/27/2011, It’s been a long career for the relatively young 21-year-old George Hotz, a.k.a. GeoHot. After successfully unlocking the original iPhone and going on to release several jailbreaks for future iPhones, then fighting off  Sony on his own after...

Anonymous hacker group attacks Sony URLs and PlayStation Network

04/04/2011, If you thought Sony suing Geohot was interesting, wait until you get a load of this. Earlier this morning, the hacking collective Anonymous warned Sony that its ongoing battle with Geohot and fellow hacker Graf_Chokolo was a suppression of free speech....

PS3 Hacker Geohot Flees to South America to Escape Sony

03/23/2011, Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Famed iPhone hacker turned PlayStation 3 hacker George Hotz a.k.a Geohot, has reportedly fled to South America from his New Jersey home in an attempt to escape Sony in their ongoing court battle over hacking the video game...

Sony allowed to inspect PS3 hacker’s hard drive

02/11/2011, Things are getting a little messier for the famous hacker George Hotz (GeoHot). The hacker, who is behind the PS3 and iPhone jailbreaks, is currently in hot soup with Sony after he posted the method of jailbreaking the PS3 online. While Sony recently...

Sony strikes out at the PS3 hacking community again

02/08/2011, It looks like Sony doesn’t look too kindly upon the PlayStation 3 hacking community. They have promised that they will be going after anybody that posts links to PS3 jailbreak code that’s been floating around the internet. Sony has been...

Sony hack court case postponed with jurisdiction questioned

01/17/2011, Sony’s legal eagles must be pretty upset to know that their claim against hacker Georgen “geohot” Hotz will be postponed, as this delay of a trial was due to questions of where the case should physically be held. At the moment, the case...

PS3 hacker Geohot threatened with restraining order by Sony

01/12/2011, Sony’s not a company to ignore legal action when it’s needed and after the recent exploits of Geohot and fail0verflow regarding the PS3, Sony has ordered a restraining order to get the root keys and exploits taken offline. The legal action apparently...

Geohot jailbreaks PS3 with firmware 3.55

01/09/2011, Geohot once again terrorizes Sony employees with his latest exploit, jailbreaking the PS3′s latest firmware 3.55 – should be a walk in the park for the man who has made jailbreaking iPhones easy peasy. Apart from cracking the latest PS3...

Hacker Geohot claims to have root keys to PS3

01/03/2011, You might remember a few days ago the folks at fail0verflow claimed that they managed to come up with a permanent PS3 jailbreak, thanks to some dodgy security measures. The team promised to release some PS3 development tools for hackers out there, but the...

Is rubyra1n the next jailbreak from Geohot?

12/30/2010, You might remember Geohot, the popular iPhone hacker and provider of the pouplar blackra1n and limera1n jailbreak methods. Now folks out there have discovered hints of the next jailbreak from him. The domain rubyra1n.com was registered by him and...

Limera1n runs on Mac, Greenpois0n plays nice with Linux and Mac

10/17/2010, Geohot’s iOS 4.1 jailbreak known as Limera1n will now play nice with Linux platforms in addition to those running on Windows and Mac OS X machines, while Chronic Dev Team’s greenpois0n variant will be able to handle just relevant iDevices...

Limera1n Jailbreak Now Available For Mac And PC

10/14/2010, Mac users who want to jailbreak their iPhone running iOS 4.x should be happy to hear that Geohot (a popular hacker) has made the limera1n jailbreaking tool available for Mac too, as the Windows version has been available since 10/10/10. The one-click...