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What OS does the Playstation 3 use? Viruses possible?


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#1 Hermesx

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Posted 03 September 2013 - 04:40 PM

I've always wondered about this.

Which OS the Playstation 3 console used and if it was possible to get a virus on it.

 

As far as I know, a virus and or malware has to be specifically made for the OS it wants to attack.

So have any of you ever heard of a PS3 virus or malware?

 

Also, another question would be about transferring songs from computer to ps3 via usb.

If the infected music files were indeed loaded and played on the playstation 3, would it affect it?

 

I guess this all depends on which operating system the playstation 3 uses (if anybody knows)

 

Edit: I've just heard that sony uses the Xcross Media Bar Operating System which is apparently is of their own creation.

 

I guess the new question is, has anybody ever heard rumours of viruses or malware for this operating system?


Edited by Hermesx, 03 September 2013 - 04:42 PM.

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#2 LazyPotato

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 08:11 AM

even if there was a PS3 malware -- what would it do...you don't store your personal information in games. Hackers are gonna waste their time by trying to ruin user's gaming experience -- you don't need to worry,there's no malware....LetMeGoogleThatForYou






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