Geohot archive

  • Sony agrees settlement with George Hotz (aka Geohot) in PS3 jailbreaking case
    Gaming

    Sony agrees settlement with George Hotz (aka Geohot) in PS3 jailbreaking case

    By 12 April 2011

    Sony Computer Entertainment America has agreed to settle its lawsuit against George Hotz (aka Geohot), which claimed that he posted information about the "security system in the PlayStation 3 videogame console and software" that "could be used to circumvent...

  • Microsoft endorses Windows Phone 7 jailbreak attempt
    Phones

    Microsoft endorses Windows Phone 7 jailbreak attempt

    By 19 January 2011

    Famed hacker Geohot has turned his attentions to Windows Phone 7, and has started work on a jailbreak for devices that carry the operating system. Of course, there's nothing particularly surprising about that, after all, he's already got a long history...

  • Geohot jailbreaks iPhone 4
    Phones

    Geohot jailbreaks iPhone 4

    By 11 July 2010

    When it comes to iPhone jailbreaks, coder Geohot is one of the best, with his Blackra1n software unlocking thousands of iPhones to date. That's all likely to change, it seems, following a rather dispirited blog post simply titled "Meh". While Geohot...

  • Sony software update 3.2.1 hacked
    Gaming

    Sony software update 3.2.1 hacked

    By 8 April 2010

    When he is not busy jailbreaking Apple iPhones, coder GeoHot seems to be doing the same to the PS3. Following Sony's decision to remove Other OS, ie Linux, support from the latest PS3 software update, the coder has found a way for gamers, or should we...