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According to BGR, the hack that stole the $1,225 was accomplished after 10,000 tries. Am I the only one who thinks that Sony should have noticed after the 100th try?
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All the Sony haters laughing, LOL I AM SO COOL, then you get hacked, and someone steals your money and costs you everything related to the hack, watch how quick that "Its hilarious" boils down...

Glad my PS3 and all the games I WOULD want to play are compatible with the older firmware I still got. I say would cause I don't play the garbage thing but barely... LOL
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post #73 of 136
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Originally Posted by SwishaMane View Post
All the Sony haters laughing, LOL I AM SO COOL, then you get hacked, and someone steals your money and costs you everything related to the hack, watch how quick that "Its hilarious" boils down...

Glad my PS3 and all the games I WOULD want to play are compatible with the older firmware I still got. I say would cause I don't play the garbage thing but barely... LOL
I don't think anyone is really laughing at the individuals who are losing money and their bank information, they are laughing at Sony for thinking they are smarter than anon...
post #74 of 136
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Originally Posted by 98uk View Post
Why is theft hilarious
LOL come on.. people at times tend to laugh at the others' expense. It's human nature.

Not unless you just want to put him down xD Guess no one's stopping ya xD

I admit it may have been insensitive not unless he doesn't really mean it

@Topic. GL Sony.
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I guess the hackers didnt want 2 free games....lol poor sony
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Originally Posted by srsdude View Post
To Sony:

Please pack your bags and get out of the US.

Thanks, the rest of us.
Figure you of all people would be compassionate after your network was taken over maliciously.

Anywho, this sucks for everyone as a whole. Consumers will be affected whether they have PS3s or not. Support and every other structure of this company will essentially be taken offline, or should be, in order to get their security in order. Its going to cost the company TONS of money, which in turn will be distributed back to consumers buying their products. Not to mention, the customers who have already had their information or money stolen. Its just getting bad. Shoot, I own a Sony TV and love it.

Side note, this is going to empower your world's hackers to try out the security of many many more companies. Start of a problem, if you ask me.
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I play SP so........yea.
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Originally Posted by Spandy87 View Post
These attacks on Sony will hurt their business, but ultimately it's good for PC gamers/users and computing as a whole. The less influence one of the major players has on people the less reliable they will seem. This in turn will benefit the pc user when it comes to content that had previously been ps3 or console exclusive.

Additionally, proving that consoles can be hacked will give developers one less reason to make primary content on those platforms. Theft is bad but this is very good for us pc users.

Down with Sony.

Down with Apple.

Down with limiting our devices' potential benefit to us. Yes it's harmful to those who got burned, but in the long run it's a positive.
Except... no. Console players aren't gonna suddenly flock to PC because of this. PC users were getting hacked long before console users were. If anything all this is going to to is drive some PS3 users to 360.

There is no benefit to PC users. To non-gamers: PC... console, same difference. To console gamers PC gaming isn't even a consideration.

This may have been initiated because of Sony's previous actions, but I highly doubt this has anything to do with that. Sony got knocked down and all the vultures came out when they saw weakness. Sony is being attacked repeatedly, because they are scrambling to try and recover from previous attacks, thus, weakening them.

This has nothing to do with the group Anonymous, or avenging past actions. This is people stealing because they can. Period.
post #79 of 136
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Originally Posted by Shozzking View Post
According to BGR, the hack that stole the $1,225 was accomplished after 10,000 tries. Am I the only one who thinks that Sony should have noticed after the 100th try?
lol maybe they let them do it for s&g
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I wonder if a bunch of PSN-users that are also hackers will counter-hack these guys sometime because they're tired of having online stuff crippled. World Hack War One is about to begin...
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