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Did Sony add a rootkit to PS3 firmware update?

Gamers on a forum allege that Sony added a rootkit to its latest PlayStation 3 firmware update, version 3.56. So far, Sony hasn't responded to the claim.

By February 2, 2011


The week's news: Yahoo buys GeoCities

The tidal wave of Net mergers refuses to subside: The latest entry belongs to Yahoo, which paid $3.56 billion for the Web's hottest community site. Who's next?

By January 30, 1999


Yahoo buys GeoCities

The leading Web portal signs an agreement to acquire GeoCities, a maker of personal publishing tools and Web-based communities, in a stock deal worth about $3.56 billion.

January 28, 1999