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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...

PlayStation 3 version 3.6 firmware jailbroken

03/18/2011, Sony’s latest firmware update for the PlayStation 3 was said to close holes that hackers have been using to jailbreak the system, but it looks like they didn’t do a good enough job. A hacker who goes by the name of ThatBoringHacker recently...

Songs can be used to hack cars

03/17/2011, Some researchers studying the different methods on how to gain access to computer systems featured in modern cars have discovered that it is possible to hijack a car through its stereo – by letting the CD player read a song infected with a Trojan horse....

Microsoft loses $1.2M to Xbox Live exploiters

03/10/2011, A site that has been shutdown recently caused Microsoft a lot of headache and loss of Xbox Live revenue when it was running. The site was operated by some folks who somehow figured out the algorithm that could be used to generate Microsoft Points as well...

PS3 hacker’s home raided by police

02/23/2011, It looks like Sony’s threats against the hacking community are very real – in case you were wondering why, graf_chokolo, a well known PS3 hacker had his home raided by the police. On behalf of Sony, the authorities found out where he lived,...

Hackers respond to Sony’s PS3 threats

02/18/2011, It was only yesterday that Sony announced the banning of all PlayStation 3 hackers and pirated game users from the PlayStation Network and Qriocity services accessed through the console, and today the hackers have posted a response. Apparently the hacking...

Sony to ban all players who hack or play pirated games on the PS3

02/17/2011, Sony has just released a statement on their official PlayStation blog, stating that anyone who hacks their PlayStation 3 or runs unauthorized or pirated software will be permanently banned from the PlayStation Network and won’t be able to use...

PCs hacked thanks to custom Android USB drivers

01/20/2011, When it comes to computers, there is no failsafe security system at all, unless you just turn the computer off and there isn’t any way to physically tote away the hard drive or flash memory. Of course, that doesn’t mean one cannot come up with...

Gamers raid a medical server to host Call of Duty: Black Ops

01/13/2011, If you thought training for the World Cyber Games was tough enough, wait til you get a load of this – a bunch of hackers broke their way into the medical server of Seacoast Radiology in New Hampshire, not for stealing personal information, but so that...

Gawker Media websites hacked

12/12/2010, It seems as though a bunch of Gawker Media websites were hacked, where they abruptly stopped publishing new material today after mischief-making hackers obtained access to the company’s servers. Folks who had accounts on Gawker Media’s jewels...

Hacked Kinect Handles Photos, Minority Report Style

11/12/2010, With the open source driver for the Kinect released, it didn’t take long for some Kinect hacks to surface. Now someone out there has used the open source Kinect driver to turn the device into a gesture-based multi-touch control device, allowing it...