143w ago - A few weeks back we reported that Sony was hiring IP investigators as part of forming a PS3 anti-piracy program, and today Dutch site PSX-Sense (linked above) reports that they may also be recruiting PlayStation 3 hackers as well.
According to rumor, Sarah McRaecontactedKoushik Dutta regarding a Software Engineer position that is opening at SCEA.
To quote, roughly translated: Something we wouldn't expect from Sony; they are recruiting hackers for a job at SCEA. A hacker named Koush got an e-mail, which is 100% real, from Sarah McRae which works onsite at the Talent Acquisition department.
He had been asked for a job at the R&D Departmen at Sony, we're sure Koushik isn't the only hacker which has been contacted by Sony. As a proof Koush posted a screenshot of the e-mail.
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This might not be related to the PS3, but more toward their upcoming Android phone. For those who don't know, Koush works on ClockworkMod, a flashable android recovery that allows users to backup and flash ROMS on their android devices, among other things. I can see it as a move to stop piracy on the phone if they release games or whatever on it.
Just because they send someone an email saying they "may be a good fit" doesn't mean they are offering them the job. The person would still have to go through the whole formal interviewing and hiring process.