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Posted on Friday, January 28 @ 08:30:24 Eastern by

Late Wednesday night, Sony released a new firmware update for the PS3: system software v3.56. A patch that Sony themselves called a "minor" security update. Typical of these updates, user don't find out how it affects their console after a couple days of normal usage.

The main goal with this update was to prevent some of the custom firmware hacks that have been plaguing Sony's console as of late. Sadly the attempt failed and the hackers were able to decrypt the new system keys and have circumvented the PS3's security yet again.

Despite Sony losing that battle, they've been able to make progress on another front. In recent weeks following these custom firmware hacks, many have reported Call of Duty: Black Ops to be unplayable on the PS3 due to hackers running rampant, essentially destroying the game's balancing. But now, these hackers are finding themselves unable to access their favorite obsession.

On the official Call of Duty forums, a number of users are reporting being banned from the Black Ops servers. This is no slap on the wrist, these bans are permanent. But just like an episode of Cops, these banned users are crying foul and insisting they're innocent.

One user claims it was his friends fault:

I went to have my shower and when i came back i was permanently banned! Somone please get me unbanned! It might of been my frineds though because i lent him my ps3 a couple of days ago because his ps3 got YLOD…

Another user doesn't understand the reason he's been hacked:

i understand all of then terms and conditions of playing call of duty black ops, but my PS3 has been banned.. and i dont understand why?

Yet another user incapable of holding the shift button while typing the letter I says he did nothing wrong:

i have been banned for black ops when i click online it says you have been Prem banned from B.O but i didnt do anything to get banned

Another user (at this point I just assume codblops hackers have also hacked their shift key not to work with the letter I):

i just prestiged 4 da 4th time and entered a modded lobby. Ileft straight away when i relised wat it waz next thing i no i banned and reset

These are all real reports from the Official Call of Duty forum. To read more, click here.

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