- Today the BBC (linked above) has published an interview conducted with PlayStation 3 hackers fail0verflow
on the recent PS3 hacks and summarizing the unveiling Sony's secret key.
Below is the interview, to quote: "The PlayStation 3's security has been broken by hackers, potentially allowing anyone to run any software - including pirated games - on the console
A collective of hackers recently showed off a method that could force the system to reveal secret keys used to load software on to the machine.
A US hacker, who gained notoriety for unlocking Apple's iPhone, has now used a similar method to extract the PS3's master key and publish it online. Sony declined to comment on the hack.
"The complete console is compromised - there is no recovery from this," said pytey
, a member of the fail0verflow group of hackers, who revealed the initial exploit at the Chaos Communication Congress
in Berlin in December.
"This is as bad as it gets - someone is...