Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 26th Apr 2011 22:06 UTC
Games After days and days of the Playstation Network being offline, Sony has announced it has taken the service down indefinitely. The cause is a lot more severe than previously thought: PSN has been systematically attacked, and personal information of all users has been stolen, possibly including credit card data. Sony is asking PSN users to keep close tabs on their credit card account statements. This has turned from a rather amusing slap on the wrist for Sony into a massive and truly epic security fail that could have tremendous consequences for millions and millions of people the world over.
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A console hack to own the network
by matthekc on Tue 26th Apr 2011 23:19 UTC
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Why would that even be possible? Can somebody explain how Sony sucked this bad.

My bad it was slashdot that said they think it was a console hack that exposed some sort of developer access.

Edited 2011-04-26 23:35 UTC

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