The latest firmware update for PS3, banned gamers of Call of Duty: Black Ops for hacking or cheating. According to several posts on the Black Ops forums, those who download firmware update 3.56 which added a "security patch" have been permanently banned from the game's multiplayer servers for either hacking or cheating.
Once detected players are presented with a message (see pic) informing them that their console has been permanently banned from the Call of Duty: Black Ops servers.
CoD: BlOps hackers are getting hit hardest with a permanent CoD console server ban -- many of them have expressed their "innocence" on the Official Ps3 Cod: Black Ops Forums.
Microsoft released a an Xbox Live update recently as well which stopped Black Ops hackers and cheaters as well.
Despite the fact that the new firmware was hacked within hours, the update represents a significant milestone in the fight against the game's numerous cheaters.
As usual, there're quite a few who have been banned that claim they didn't cheat.
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