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PS3 Users Unbanning Themselves From PSN, Thanks To New PSN Hack

Posted by: , 13:46 AEDT, Tue February 22, 2011

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Hackers have found a way to un-ban and ban any PSN users, as long as their console ID is known

There are reports of a new PSN hack that lets users un-ban themselves from the PS3's online service.

Last week, Sony started banning those who used hacking devices or hacked firmware from the PSN, in a bid to stop potential game pirates, as well as cheaters and troublemakers.

But it appears hackers have found a way to let users un-ban themselves, and worse, allow anyone to be banned as long as their PS3's console ID can be found. It seems hackers have tapped into the PSN's hacking algorithm, and now have full control over who gets to use PSN, and who doesn't.

Sony will no doubt respond quickly to the hack to close any security loopholes, but the war between hackers and Sony seems to be heating up.

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