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So has any of this stuff affected Sony? It seems like nothing from any of the Geohotz stuff has done any harm.
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Originally Posted by Z Overlord View Post
So has any of this stuff affected Sony? It seems like nothing from any of the Geohotz stuff has done any harm.
The whole CFW to unlock the PS3 making Sony go ape **** trying to fix firmwares and now shutting down PSN due to the CFW getting dev status consoles is all because of the work of his.
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The whole CFW to unlock the PS3 making Sony go ape **** trying to fix firmwares and now shutting down PSN due to the CFW getting dev status consoles is all because of the work of his.
Well people were saying "Sony is screwed" or "Final Nail in PS3's coffin" etc.

Doesn't seem so.
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post #34 of 75
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Well people were saying "Sony is screwed" or "Final Nail in PS3's coffin" etc.

Doesn't seem so.
what do you mean it doesn't seem so. PSN is down for the past 5 days, thats gotta be a lot of lost profits for Sony. Everybody now can hack a PS3 thanks to Geo, but Sony can't prevent the spread of his exploits. It is futile now to believe that this is isn't the final nail
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Well, this is wrong. The real problem with firmwares on the PS3 can only be fixed with a recall. It was getting DDoS'd. I know and have a copy of the botnet.
Just because you downloaded LOIC doesnt mean anything.

PSN was DDOS'd a couple weeks ago. Not now.
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what do you mean it doesn't seem so. PSN is down for the past 5 days, thats gotta be a lot of lost profits for Sony. Everybody now can hack a PS3 thanks to Geo, but Sony can't prevent the spread of his exploits. It is futile now to believe that this is isn't the final nail
Everybody? I'm about 110% sure I can't "hack" my PS3 or anyone else on firmware 3.60. Sony ALREADY has prevented his exploits.

Just because PSN goes down for 5 days isn't the end of the world either. XBL went down for a number of extended periods of time before as well. One time it went an entire week.

"The final nail"? Completely dramatic overstatement.
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This is much more plausible. There is no reason why Sony would voluntarily take down their servers for so long just from a DDoS.
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