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Sony Looking To Win Big At The 2011 Hacking Awards

Sony Looking To Win Big At The 2011 Hacking Awards

The BlackHat USA security conference kicks off later today in Las Vegas, and will be attracting some of the world’s top hackers and online security experts. As part of the festivities, every year an awards night is held called the “Pwnies”.

PSN Remains Dark, But You Can Install OtherOS

PSN Remains Dark, But You Can Install OtherOS

The right to run Linux on a PS3, enshrined somewhere in the Mayflower Compact, Magna Carta and the Constitution, apparently, has been restored thanks to hackers, your friend and mine. Not that we can play games online, also thanks to hackers. But we can install Linux.

Hacker’s Fight With Sony Is Over, But Not For Anonymous

Hacker’s Fight With Sony Is Over, But Not For Anonymous

Sony and George Hotz, the hacker who jailbroke the PS3, reached a settlement that ends Sony’s multizillion dollar claim against the 21-year-old rapper provided he never screws with their stuff ever again. End of controversy, right? Well, someone failed to clear this with Anonymous, self-appointed sheriff of Internet privacy and…