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I didn't realize he is such a badass. Namely - exploiting software on the Playstation, getting sued by Sony for it, then (likely) having buddies exploit more of Sony's vulnerabilities in a hack which inevitably lead Sony to back down and ask him to "please never hack our software again." (paraphrasing, of course)

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I didn't realize he is such a badass. Namely - exploiting software on the Playstation, getting sued by Sony for it, then (likely) having buddies exploit more of Sony's vulnerabilities in a hack which inevitably lead Sony to back down and ask him to "please never hack our software again." (paraphrasing, of course)

I've just gained quite a bit of respect for this guy.
Didnt he crack IOS for the first time also? Thats what made his name i think. Then he moved to the Playstion.
 
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Didnt he crack IOS for the first time also? Thats what made his name i think. Then he moved to the Playstion.
That's what the article says. I wasn't aware that he was the one who developed the first "jailbreak" method on the iPhone. I remember using that during my iPhone days back in 2008/2009.

He's like the real life version of Johny Lee Miller (AKA 'Zero Cool', AKA 'Crash Override') from Hackers.
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He has been hired by Google to do what he does best, hack! In order to help make the general internet a safer place for us all.

He is not doing anything Android based, and just because he is hired by Google for this project (technically I think he is more of a consultant) doesn't mean he cannot continue his usual 'work' hacking mobile os'
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That's what the article says. I wasn't aware that he was the one who developed the first "jailbreak" method on the iPhone. I remember using that during my iPhone days back in 2008/2009.

He's like the real life version of Johny Lee Miller (AKA 'Zero Cool', AKA 'Crash Override') from Hackers.
You mean Kevin Mitnick..... He was the most wanted hacker

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This guy is a certified badass. Absolutely brilliant at what he does. Much respect.
 
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Kevin Mitnick was/is real life....
 
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