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Sony has said that it plans to fix recent PS3 security breaches through a series of network updates.
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Earlier this week, hackers completely tore apart the console's few remaining lines of defence against running unauthorised code, and subsequently released the first custom PS3 firmware.
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not much of a read since it is a security issue but Sony has acknowledged it.

network update??

EDIT: I just wanted to add a quote to the comments on the source,
timewarp1 : "Although how they will combat consoles not connected to PSN is beyond me"
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Now im for ppl hacking in their games.... hope they enjoy black ops hackers....
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2 things..

1. I really hope they patch it, this same thing happened to the PSP and then devs stopped putting alot of effort into games or stopped putting any effort in at all..

2. God its nice to have "backed up" games.
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2 things..

1. I really hope they patch it, this same thing happened to the PSP
cant the PSP and PS3 have been compromised, they already have custom firmware for the PS3 without use of the USB dongles that take advantage of LV2. PSP was just firmware flashes and plugin and cracked eboots, the PSP has just got hot again.
    
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PS3's disconnected from PSN won't really matter since it wouldn't be worthwile to buy pirated games(If that is your intention) since you won't be getting the full experience.
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2 things..

1. I really hope they patch it, this same thing happened to the PSP and then devs stopped putting alot of effort into games or stopped putting any effort in at all..

2. God its nice to have "backed up" games.
Stupidest post I've read all day.

Your second point is the reason for your first point.
    
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hmmm, if it doesnt get fixed people DL games instead of DLing PC games because PS3 is cheaper? PC win?
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can someone put this in layman's term for me?
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PS3 got hacked so games can be backed up by someone and downloaded over the internet by everyone. Like the situation with Pirate PC games/software.
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can someone put this in layman's term for me?
With this flaw, you can load anything onto the PS3 and PSP since you have a valid key.

Usually, only Sony can update the PS3 and PSP since they have a secret key. The method to generate this secret key is not a secret anymore due to a mistake by Sony.
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