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[IGN]Modern Warfare Falls Victim to PS3 Hacks

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A recent security exploit discovered by a group of PlayStation 3 hackers has become a major issue for one of gaming's most popular shooters.

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 have become "exposed to exploits and hacks" due to the PS3 security breach. What's worse is that developer Infinity Ward is currently unable to provide a complete fix.
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I am not surprised...

Edit: adding more supplied by _02

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We haven’t heard of other games being affected by rampant cheating during multiplayer matches, so maybe pinning all the blame on Sony is a bit premature. Especially considering this has been an issue on all platforms and apparently neither Infinity Ward nor Activision showed much interest in addressing the problem from the start.
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Was only a matter of time I guess. But depending solely on a platforms security is a mistake though.
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I don't know what hacks they are utilizing, but...

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We haven’t heard of other games being affected by rampant cheating during multiplayer matches, so maybe pinning all the blame on Sony is a bit premature. Especially considering this has been an issue on all platforms and apparently neither Infinity Ward nor Activision showed much interest in addressing the problem from the start.
From a techspot article here
Edited by _02 - 1/18/11 at 1:48pm
    
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seen it last week at my birthday party playing MW, randomly stumbled into 2 hacked lobbies, it was pretty crazy.
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This reminded me of that one part in The Social Network.
    
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This reminded me of that one part in The Social Network.
Didn't see it and don't plan too.

Plus, fixed ;p
    
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Makes sense when I was playing MW2, the game had like low gravity jump, and super speed run... so stupid.
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the pc version just failed at the beginning, xbox 360 came next.
Its 2 years old, it was only a matter of time hacks would show up on the ps3.
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the pc version just failed at the beginning, xbox 360 came next.
Its 2 years old, it was only a matter of time hacks would show up on the ps3.
Only been a little over 1 year.
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I don't know what hacks they are utilizing, but...



From a techspot article here
Cheers, just added that to the op (and creditied) xD
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