PlayStation Network have resumed some PSN services as promised on Sunday, probably not the way we were expecting. It is confirmed that PSN is back up in Japan, hopefully the UK, the US and other regions will follow shortly. Sony announced that online gameplay for PlayStation 3 and PSP and access to account management features will go live this week. However, other features, such as the downloadable games shop, will not come back online until later this month.
The hacking community doesn’t take lightly on Sony’s legal actions against hackers, so it appears that hackers have united and are ready to strike out at Sony. War between Sony and hackers are still on going and have been so for some time, and after Sony took legal actions against George Hotz, also known as Geohot, and Graf_Chokolo, it appears that hackers have been taking action against Sony lately.
Since Sony updated its PlayStation firmware to v3.56, the hacking community has been having all sorts of problems with Sony, now hackers have found a way to switch back to the older firmware.
The latest firmware v3.55 on the PlayStation 3 was hacked in no time since its release, but Sony isn’t taking kindly to jailbreakers and hackers anymore, and since Sony can change the latest firmware remotely at any time, hackers have decided to switch back to the older version of firmware. Continue reading »
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