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Soo, I think the real reason sony canned the network was RAMPANT PIRACY someone figured out a huge loophole in the developer network and you could buy games using a fake credit card number, I doubt sony was hacked at all, just users hacking FW.

http://venturebeat.com/2011/04/25/pl...obref=obinsite

Sony @#%& Bricks and made up some BS about network being hacked.. LOL idiots. They considered hacked firmware that could download free games a total insane security breach.

I doubt anyone took anything, this looks like sony just started freaking out.
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what if microsoft had done it?
More like what if steam had done it? I'm sure most people would've blown it off... you see we're all a bunch of hypocrites here
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Soo, I think the real reason sony canned the network was RAMPANT PIRACY someone figured out a huge loophole in the developer network and you could buy games using a fake credit card number, I doubt sony was hacked at all, just users hacking FW.

http://venturebeat.com/2011/04/25/pl...obref=obinsite

Sony @#%& Bricks and made up some BS about network being hacked.. LOL idiots. They considered hacked firmware that could download free games a total insane security breach.

I doubt anyone took anything, this looks like sony just started freaking out.
I doubt that sony is actively engaging in fraud...
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Sony has released an official update on the PlayStation Network hack, the service's subsequent down time and the theft of users' personal data.

Writing on the PS Blog, the company confirmed that all customer credit card data was encrypted. It said it can't make assurances that credit card data hasn't been stolen but said "there is no evidence" at this time to show it was.
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If they are encrypted the same way as the PlayStation 3 was, credit card holders are screwed!
    
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Yes. Especially considering the hacker hasn't done anything beyond the breach, and I don't believe they will. This is subject to change of course.

1. Sony taunts hackers.
2. Sony uses its power in an attempt to ruin the life of a programmer as a deterrent.
3. Sony leaves their network vulnerable.

No one else is to blame.
If it turns out no info is stolen, then I agree with this. Sony is taunting the entire hacking community with suing Geohot and Graf. They deserve to lose millions in this incident. But if these are black hat hackers who are after the customer info, then that's a bad thing.
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Encrypted? Lol. All depends on what it was encrypted with. If it was MD5 or SHA1 or something then it doesn't mean anything.
    
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Encrypted? Lol. All depends on what it was encrypted with. If it was MD5 or SHA1 or something then it doesn't mean anything.
I think they'd use something a little more robust than MD5.
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If indeed it was a legitimate hack, then I think the statement is made by taking down the very service which Sony is dangling over consumer's heads. Honestly, one should never have had to update FW JUST to use PSN. Consumers should have the full right to remain as vulnerable as they please. PSN itself may be updated, but I doubt there is really any significant internal OS infrastructure tied to it that would need to be modified.
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Yup, but they'll use the same IP addresses.
no they wont, but they will most likely use the same DNS's
    
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