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Baby-faced Sony hacker hired by Facebook

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George-HotzA NOTORIOUS hacker, sued by electronics giant Sony, has been hired by Facebook bosses.


Baby-faced  George Hotz was sued after he published instructions online telling  PlayStation 3 users how to modify their systems to run unauthorised games and apps.

The legal action triggered a barrage of hacks against Sony from enraged computer hackers all over the world.

But now the 21-year-old, whose hacker name is GeoHot, has been hired by mega-firm Facebook.

An insider said: “We don't know what he is going to do yet, but what a great hire. Anyone with any sense knows hackers make the best cyber-crime fighters.”

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