WiiU and PS4 hackers being raided

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  1. Aurora Wright
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    Aurora Wright GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    It seems that there's an international raid going on since yesterday, targeting WiiU and PS4 hackers. This is directly connected to the leak which happened recently (involving, among the others, the PS4 kernel exploit). The same person who illegally obtained those leaks (by planting malware on respected developers' computers) also sold the developers' private information on the darknet (and it somehow got in the hands of law enforcement). It would seem Hykem is one of those developers. There is no news about who exactly the other console hackers who got doxxed and raided are.

    Source: Maxconsole
     
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  2. pwsincd

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    wether its true or not , i dunno .. but it sounds like utter rubbish.
     
  3. dragonmaster

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    i call it a lie and a big one too
     
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  4. Reisyukaku

    Reisyukaku Onii-sama~

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    >being a hacker
    >being dumb enough to fall for installing a RAT
    wew
     
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    I could see this being true, but I will go to the grave saying that Hykem is above malware and selling information on the dark web
     
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  6. jefffisher

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    this doesn't sound true at all, they're not going to raid somebody for a ps4 kernel exploit that was already patched over a year before it came out.
     
  7. Abcdfv

    Abcdfv What comes around goes around.

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    To be fair, that's how the first 3DS cfw got leaked. (allegedly Skype was used as a backdoor to install a RAT)
     
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    I think it sounds like Hykem was the victim here, and his information got sold, not the other way around.
    Whether it's true remains to be seen, of course.
     
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  9. ElyosOfTheAbyss

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    Wait did something happen to hykem?

    Edit: NVM I know now
     
  10. Domine

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    PS4, understandable to an extent. But what kind of asshole would raid someone for hacking a Wii U lol.
     
  11. Toiry921

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    have you not seen how thirsty people are for Ios U and 5.5.X Piracy
     
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    This COULD be true.. but them being hackers wouldn't necessarily be why.
     
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    IT costs nintendo millions of dollars and if nintendo has the power to stop it they will. It sucks for those of us in the scene,but if it was your product I assure you you would do the same thing.
     
  14. mech

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    all bullshit
     
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  15. koffieleut

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    probably at home
    Guess we have to wait a bit longer for the IOSU exploit :P