Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 2nd May 2011 22:27 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption "Nikkei.com on Monday reported that an online Sony gaming network has once again fallen victim to a cyberattack. This time, the attack may have exposed the credit card numbers of thousands of Sony customers from around the world. According to the report, over 12,700 customer credit card numbers were stolen during a breach of Sony’s online gaming network, Sony Online Entertainment. According to Nikkei.com, Sony discovered the possible attack on Sunday."
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I tend to agree, if Sony had put as much effort into preventing crackers compromising their systems as they have into controlling paying customers maybe they wouldn't be having this problem.

Possibly some of this DRM crap (for example the root kit) even opens new avenues of attack.

However, Sony's behaviour in no way justifies steeling bank account details etc - this is just criminal, I hope these criminals are apprehended, but Sony's management also thinks about its priorities and conduct.

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