So far they have froze bowling alley servers 5 times today forcing me to have to restart system. I'm getting tired of this. Something needs to be done about it. What's the news?
Careful before someone comes in here and disputes hack vs exploit. "This is not a hack."
BTW as far as news on this... as far as I know, you won't see any because I'm sure they are actively investigating it.. And like in real life at news conferences when there is an ongoing investigation, those who know are not at liberty to share such information.
I think there's as much chance of this being fixed as there is Walmart selling shoes that don't fall apart after two weeks.
But yes, this is ruining Home. It's getting to the point if I freeze I just go play a game instead of waiting to reload. I mean this is getting ridiculous. Freezing upon spawning?! And if there were mods in the spaces, they'd see exactly who is doing the freezing. You can't even report them cuz you will freeze, lol. It's like allowing a group of bullies to take over. It's sad. It really is.
I know a lot about this topic
This freeze is not from the DNS.
In fact it is people that have CFW (Custom Firmwire) on their Playstation 3. You shouldn't be so quick on to assume about something you don't even know much about.
As Skull says not from DNS, though some that use the" special" DNS(s) may be glitchers as well. Sony tries to patch up all they find, but the glitchers are working to in order to find fresh things they can do. Some of the big glitchers get caught and banned. I only go to one of the spaces regularly that they like to freeze in, so I am rarely frozen anymore. If I see a suspect glitcher, I usually leave a while and go at another time.
Home hackers essentially ruining your modem? That's frightening if it has gotten to that point.
This situation is definitely spiraling out of control. What's next? Are we going to see people's accounts get banned and/or stolen by hackers on a constant basis? It's getting to the point where they are going to need to take Home offline until they fix these problems. Honestly, it's kind of at that point already, and, as much as I don't want to see Home go down, it's irresponsible for them to let Home go on running like this.
Yet again, lack of moderation in Home is one of the root causes that this problem has grown. As someone mentioned before, if there were moderators present, they could find out who is doing this in at least some of these cases. And let me add that when/if anyone is caught doing this, account bans are pointless and insufficient. Permanent console bans need to be enforced on major violations such as this.
I still don't understand why Home moderation can't be harsh and swift as it in here in the forums. Case and point, this thread will probably be deleted, and the OP warned, because he used *gasp* the word hack in the title. This has happened to myself. As a side note, that is completely ridiculous. We should be able to have intelligent discussion regarding this sort of activity on Home. I understand this is a double-edged sword, as discussion can give other potential hackers information, but it's important that we learn the risks, and possible ways to defend ourselves from such attacks.
I just got cloned at the park by a hacker......really getting tired of this seems to me they are allowed to get away with it all..... Sony or someone needs to stop this finally cuz they are also freezing home.