• It has come to the attention of staff members of the forum that people have been impersonating staff members, in order to steal Console ID’s, here is a PM i received from a worried PS3HaX member:

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    This particular impersonator was pretending to be player420 and seems to has taken dumps from at least two members, that we know off, this impostor was using the email [email protected], if any other members have been affected by this member, please report the PM and here are some tips to understand, so that you do not get scammed in future:

    • PS3HaX staff have an image/icon under their name, which says Moderator or Super-Moderator, this icon shows up in PM’s, if it isn’t there, then its an impostor.
    • PS3HaX staff WILL NOT PM you asking for your dumps, if they do, use the report button.
    • If you want help with a dump and a staff member offers in public to look at your dump, make sure they have that icon first, then and only then proceed via PM.
    • PS3HaX staff will NEVER ask you for your dumps on another website, if they do, create a thread on the forum and state which website the staff member is asking for a dump.
    • Finally NEVER give your dumps to any normal member of the forum, if any member of the forum asks you for your dump, report them.

     

    UPDATE

    Well it seems the clown decided to use my username, he went as far as using my profile pic and using a screen shot of my avatar and status as his forum pic:
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    The member used an email similar to his first one [email protected]

    DO NOT GIVE YOUR DUMPS TO ANY STAFF MEMBER

    WHO HAS NOT SPOKEN TO YOU VIA A FORUM POST

    ABOUT IT FIRST, IF A STAFF MEMBER ASKS YOU FOR

    A DUMP AND YOU HAVE NOT SPOKEN TO THEM

    PUBLICLY ABOUT IT, REPORT THEM.

    Discuss in Forums (28)


  • 28 Comments

    1. DANNY G
      05-22-2014
      09:02 AM
      1

      wow is this what people will do.thats really low.there must be a way to track them.ie ip or something.

    2. tjhooker73
      05-22-2014
      09:09 AM
      2

      Damn.

      Sent from my One X using Tapatalk

    3. Gazra
      05-22-2014
      09:50 AM
      3

      Originally Posted by GregoryRasputin
      It has come to the attention of staff members of the forum that people have been impersonating staff... [Read More]
      And people actually believe them?

      I mean seriously how could you possibly not notice.

      Yeah it's kinda sad that people believe them but there are specific places to post forums and especially certain people you can PM like this user has done.

      If people can't see an imposter then more fool them to be completely honest.

      Obviously it's not very good that this happens but it seems to be the way things are. After all it won't be to long before people run out of console ID's and then what will people do?

      May seem like I am being harsh but truthfully it's been years and if this is still happening then it is the responsibility of the person to do some checking up before posting there dumps. I mean it's not that difficult to find them anyways even without sending anyone a link just uploading it gives people access to them.

      I no this because my old and banned dump has been downloaded over 400 times and only 1 person had the link so there we go your dumps are not safe so the work yourself.

    4. vanpeli
      05-22-2014
      09:52 AM
      4

      That's low really low ...
      Just for some simple ID's...

    5. GregoryRasputin
      05-22-2014
      10:03 AM
      5

      Originally Posted by Gazra
      And people actually believe them?
      Unfortunately they do


      Originally Posted by vanpeli
      That's low really low ...
      Just for some simple ID's...

      Some people sell ID's for between $10 and $30, perhaps even more, the world is a greedy and corrupt place, just look at those scum bags at TransamGrafx, selling access to PS3 CFW for installing on the latest OFW and PS4 firmware.

    6. GregoryRasputin
      05-22-2014
      10:07 AM
      6

      Originally Posted by DANNY G
      wow is this what people will do.thats really low.there must be a way to track them.ie ip or something.

      Unfortunately us mere forum janitors cannot see IP's, only the admin can, there is a way through Spam-O-Matic, but the member would need to have made a post first.

    7. Gazra
      05-22-2014
      10:08 AM
      7

      Originally Posted by GregoryRasputin
      Unfortunately they do

      Some people sell ID's for between $10 and $30, perhaps even more, the world is a greedy and corrupt place, just look at those scum bags at TransamGrafx, selling access to PS3 CFW for installing on the latest OFW and PS4 firmware.
      I mean when uploading the Dumps they really are not safe at all a quick google and I have (About 247,000 results (0.17 seconds) ) and that is not even going to any actual websites and all those results or at least 80% will lead to a Dump and maybe a valid ID.

      You would end up with a lot more results if you no what your doing and that is pretty straight forward but to me that is stealing and I would prefer to use the Public Console ID's that get posted from time to time that way I don't feel as if I am the person stealing anything even if one of the ID's is a stolen one I will never no and I hope that the ones posted are not stolen but from legit broken consoles or bricks.

      Hopefully people will take notice of this thread and actually do some searching before trusting anyone and to make sure that when uploading there Dumps they archive them and attach a password to that archive making them a lot more secure than without one.

      Thats just a simple practice that I hope people actually take note of.

    8. passete
      05-22-2014
      10:16 AM
      8

      Originally Posted by vanpeli
      That's low really low ...
      Just for some simple ID's...
      Isn't that low, cause some people HERE sell the ID's for 30 Euros (or more)
      Now make the addition ...

    9. GregoryRasputin
      05-22-2014
      10:34 AM
      9

      Originally Posted by passete
      Isn't that low, cause some people HERE sell the ID's for 30 Euros (or more)
      Now make the addition ...

      Well you should name and shame those dirty bastards....

    10. vanpeli
      05-22-2014
      10:52 AM
      10

      Originally Posted by GregoryRasputin
      Unfortunately they do

      Some people sell ID's for between $10 and $30, perhaps even more, the world is a greedy and corrupt place, just look at those scum bags at TransamGrafx, selling access to PS3 CFW for installing on the latest OFW and PS4 firmware.
      Originally Posted by passete
      Isn't that low, cause some people HERE sell the ID's for 30 Euros (or more)
      Now make the addition ...
      So that means that I have a fortune on my HDD, so many dumps on it...
      Just kidding would never do that to my clients...
      Had already some requests from several people but refused it always...
      But it's amazing what a business is going on for this ID's...
      I saw few days ago several "Modding" sites on Facebook, those guys are selling packages like :" unlock Call of duty and free ID for 50 Euro".

    11. judges
      05-22-2014
      11:11 AM
      11

      • Finally NEVER give your dumps to any normal member of the forum, if any member of the forum asks you for your dump, report them.
      Darn, I'm gonna get in trouble...

      -- judges

    12. GregoryRasputin
      05-22-2014
      11:32 AM
      12

      Originally Posted by judges
      Darn, I'm gonna get in trouble...

      -- judges

      You aren't a normal member
      Also if they report you, we can tell them that you are safe

    13. 3absiso
      05-22-2014
      12:27 PM
      13

      really sick,

    14. UrbanAnonymous
      05-22-2014
      01:32 PM
      14

      the people doing this are children with no lives.

    15. tangotnt
      05-22-2014
      04:43 PM
      15

      Its Just sad to see how low someone would go for an cid.. ▪_▪

    16. playerkp420
      05-22-2014
      05:47 PM
      16

      The dirt bag used the same pic as my avatar, and put 8,109 as his location in about me: http://www.ps3hax.net/member.php?u=352078 But his post count was still 0.

      It looked shady, and I would hope no one would actually fall for it.

      It makes me mad that someone would take my honesty, and try to use it to scam. But hopefully no one would be stupid enough to not realize that it wasn't me. I would never send anyone a PM out of the blue asking to help them. I get way too many PMs asking for help, to have time for that. LOL. I would always reply first to the person in the thread they were asking for help at the least.

    17. passete
      05-22-2014
      05:52 PM
      17

      How could this guy register with the same nick as you ?
      Is this possible ?

    18. WalangAlam
      05-22-2014
      06:11 PM
      18

      How desperate... Someone also pm asking for my dump, claiming he is an expert. Since I don't know him, I didn't give mine. But others who are not regular here and desperate to download their PS3 might fall for them.

      Users should be banned for asking others dump in pm, unless they are recommended checker. Some of those with dumps are newbie here...

    19. Mackdanny
      05-22-2014
      06:38 PM
      19

      Anybody impersonates me I'll not only Perma ban them, but I'll find them.... and then I'll OJ their ass.

    20. hellsing9
      05-22-2014
      06:45 PM
      20

      Originally Posted by passete
      How could this guy register with the same nick as you ?
      Is this possible ?
      That user just changed a letter, l33t style.
      Can be done, even fetching the same avatar, sig, etc.

      In Playerkp420 case, he just changed the 0 for an O. Funny though that Playerkp420 has a custom title = Moderator and the fake one, doesn't.
      This is an old trick used countless times, on irc/boards/bbs/etc.

    21. saxile
      05-22-2014
      07:56 PM
      21

      Originally Posted by hellsing9
      That user just changed a letter, l33t style.
      Can be done, even fetching the same avatar, sig, etc.

      In Playerkp420 case, he just changed the 0 for an O. Funny though that Playerkp420 has a custom title = Moderator and the fake one, doesn't.
      This is an old trick used countless times, on irc/boards/bbs/etc.
      We all know it's you doing it [MENTION=186943]hellsing9[/MENTION] but we really can't get mad as you're saving up for those breast implants to post as your avatar instead of random girls....

    22. klbarnes1
      05-22-2014
      07:57 PM
      22

      Hey Imposter, I got a dump for you, its sitting in the toilet right now! What a greedy SOB!

    23. coorva
      05-23-2014
      08:21 PM
      23

      and I almost gave him mine as he said he could patch my nands to play ps2 games,,

    24. Sidewinder_2011
      05-24-2014
      01:43 AM
      24

      Originally Posted by hellsing9
      That user just changed a letter, l33t style.
      Can be done, even fetching the same avatar, sig, etc.

      In Playerkp420 case, he just changed the 0 for an O. Funny though that Playerkp420 has a custom title = Moderator and the fake one, doesn't.
      This is an old trick used countless times, on irc/boards/bbs/etc.
      Plus out names are different colours.

    25. GregoryRasputin
      05-24-2014
      08:17 AM
      25

      Updated Front Page...

    26. tenoob
      05-24-2014
      08:21 AM
      26

      Oh so you want me to make a dump for you? I'll make a dump for you alright

    27. hellsing9
      05-24-2014
      08:27 AM
      27

      Originally Posted by Sidewinder_2011
      Plus out names are different colours.
      Indeed the impostor doesn't have moderator/s-mod status. Weird to this to happen, i mean people making fake accounts to troll is something rather common. This?...doesn't happen so often.

    28. bizmolegodz98
      06-09-2014
      09:19 PM
      28

      does anybody got a ps3 4.55 jailbreak u could give me?