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George Hotz

Google Creates Elite Team To Fight Hackers -- And Maybe The NSA

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 07.16.2014 | Technology

Google said Tuesday it had created an elite team of researchers to find and report major Internet security flaws, potentially thwarting both Chinese h...

Facebook Reportedly Hires iPhone, PlayStation Hacker

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 08.26.2011 | Technology

*Scroll down for update.* If you can't beat 'em, join 'em--or, in Facebook's case, hire 'em full time. According to TechUnwrapped, Facebook now...

Saki Knafo

Experts Struggle To Define A New Breed Of Hacker | Saki Knafo | Posted 08.07.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- When a new hacking entity calling itself LulzSec claimed credit for a barrage of recent attacks on Sony and several other companies, many ...

Sony's Slow-Mo Story

Jonathan Littman | Posted 07.04.2011 | Business
Jonathan Littman

Sony first learned its gaming networks had been hacked on April 19. What did the company do? Its leaders went into hiding and three full days passed before it acknowledged that it had shut down its networks.

Sony Settles With Playstation Hacker

Joystiq | Posted 06.11.2011 | Technology

After a short but rather storied history, infamous PlayStation 3 jailbreaker George "GeoHot" Hotz and Sony Computer Entertainment of America have sett...

'Anonymous' Targets Sony Over PS3 Hacker Lawsuit

Ars Technica | Posted 06.04.2011 | Technology

The hacker hordes of Anonymous have transferred their fickle attention to Sony. They are currently attacking the company's online Playstation store in...