"it also appears that Sony left the doors wide open, too, meaning hackers didn’t have to do too much to get things up and running. This all stated when notable console hackers Yifan Lou and mad monkey1907 started documenting the process of dumping a PlayStation Classic’s code onto a computer. That then lead to the discovery that Sony actually hid the key to decrypt that data on the console itself, giving hackers both pieces of the puzzle needed in order to start the really interesting work – making things run."