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Sony ties Anonymous to PSN security breach - 2011-05-04 19:09:59

Sony ties Anonymous to PSN security breach

Sony's letter to the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade contains new details about the ongoing PSN investigation.   The U.S. House of Representatives had a few questions for Sony after the...
Sony: Hackers grabbed 12,700 credit card accounts in Station.com attack - 2011-05-03 15:21:48

Sony: Hackers grabbed 12,700 credit card accounts in Station.com attack

Sony has admitted that their PC gaming service was also compromised during the breach of the PSN. As feared, the situation has gone form bad to worse for Sony. The company shut...
Sony says there's "no truth" to rumours of credit card info being sold - 2011-05-03 02:52:53

Sony says there’s “no truth” to rumours of credit card info being sold

Sony is still having credit card problems, but nobody has been trying to sell info back to Sony. Patrick Seybold, the senior director of corporate communications and social media at SCEA, recently...
SOE shuts down Station.com

SOE shuts down Station.com

Sony's PC gaming service has gone the way of the PSN.   The bad news just keeps coming. Two weeks after console gamers lost the PlayStation Network, Sony’s PC customers have lost Station.com....
The PSN comeback tour begins this week - 2011-05-02 14:44:06

The PSN comeback tour begins this week

Sony is handing out free PlayStation Plus memberships to apologize to the fans. Sony updated the PlayStation blog over the weekend and told players to expect the return of some PlayStation Network...
Sony answers a few security-related questions - 2011-04-28 15:01:47

Sony answers a few security-related questions

A new Q&A reveals that credit card data was and encrypted and kept separate from the rest of the PSN.   It’s starting to look like Sony may be able to avoid the...
Canada's privacy commissioner investigating PSN attack

Canada’s privacy commissioner investigating PSN attack

The Canadian government is concerned about the recent violation of digital privacy. We already know that the British government is investigating the recent Sony fiasco, but the office of the Privacy Commissioner...
Sony slapped with class action lawsuit for breach of PSN

Sony slapped with class action lawsuit for breach of PSN

A few disgruntled customers have already taken Sony to court for their recent security violations.   The Sony backlash has officially started. The Rothken law firm has filed a class action lawsuit in...
PSN breach could cost Sony as much as $24 billion

PSN breach could cost Sony as much as $24 billion

Sony may have to pay the price for failing to protect users' personal information.   Sony may be working tirelessly to restore the PlayStation Network, but the company could still face penalties for...
Phishing scams hit Xbox Live

Phishing scams hit Xbox Live

Digital conmen are going after fans of Modern Warfare 2.   The PSN isn't the only online gaming service having problems. Microsoft has issued an Xbox Live Service Alert thanks to potential phishing...
Finally, some good news about the PSN - 2011-04-27 14:39:01

Finally, some good news about the PSN

Your password is gone, but your credit card information might still be safe. The PSN has now been down for a full week and with Sony confirming that personal information has been...
Sony admits that your PSN information has been compromised - 2011-04-26 21:11:14

Sony admits that your PSN information has been compromised

An "unauthorized individual" now has access to all of the data stored in your PSN account.   Sony has finally issued a statement about the problems with the PSN, and while it’s mostly...