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If the hackers were smart, they would have shown this to Sony right away, and asked to be hired by them, making much more money
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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.
Exactly. I hope to god they were all encrypted well.

My wifi is encrypted (poorly). But it's still encrypted.
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I think they'd use something a little more robust than MD5.
You would be surprised.
  • Sony does not hash PSN passwords. (If you recycle usernames/passwords, go change your passwords on other sites!)
  • Sony used the same key for Elliptic Curve Cryptography implemented on the PS3.
Do you think they think?
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So it took them a couple of days until they announced that they were hacked, then another couple of days to announce the breach in their user database.

My question would be, why did it take them an extra day or two to announce that the credit card data was encrypted? Sounds fishy ^^
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If the hackers were smart, they would have shown this to Sony right away, and asked to be hired by them, making much more money
This younger generation is dumb. I dare say, that might even include my 25-40 year old categories.

The only people truly hurt are the fans and consumers. Thats all hackers really ever hurt, are people.
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I think they'd use something a little more robust than MD5.
The MD5 was kind of an exaggeration but you never know.

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Exactly. I hope to god they were all encrypted well.

My wifi is encrypted (poorly). But it's still encrypted.
If it's WPA2 then it's pretty much uncrackable.
    
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If it's WPA2 then it's pretty much uncrackable.
*cough* WEP *cough*
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^ yep
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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.

If the Rebugg, being that they were downloading free stuff and NOTHING more, Sony wouldn't have shut down the PSN network for a week now and then claim that someone had access to member data. Do you realize how much more serious that is as compared to someone just pirating stuff? Sony isn't just making this up to cover up Rebugg, that makes no logical sense in the slightest.
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let me get this straight:

hackers are good because they take their personal vendettas out on anyone who goes against them, even at the expense of some of the communities they're involved in.

going after someone who does something illegal is immoral and leads to a police state, this action can be met with attacks that are still illegal and yet somehow justifiable.

said police state is caused by large corporations who have security intact to protect consumers data, and not by the hackers who have accessed that information and opened up this data causing the corporation to take even greater strides to lock down their system.

listen:

hackers are nothing more than those people who stockpile weapons in the bomb shelter of their backyard. you're using an imaginary premise to do whatever you want and justify to yourself and a slim number of your peers.

look around. no one is applauding you except those that were involved and those that are too stupid to know what is really going on.

you're not accomplishing anything. you exploited sony's system. woohoo, there are plenty of security companies that do this every day so that they can better sony's systems. they get paid to do it and don't put sony customer's at risk.

i don't care what people believe in. religion, politics, etc. to each his own.

but i damn sure care when what you are illegally doing affects me and other people who want nothing to do with you.

whomever said there's no heroes in this is right. just a bunch of people who don't care what happens to everyone else because they overvalue their own self importance.
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