Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 2nd May 2011 22:27 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption " 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, Sony discovered the possible attack on Sunday."
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Visa is not a debit card. Visa is a credit card.

Actually, visa is a company that provides transaction technology for banks. Its no more your passport is a national security badge because it's been stamped.

Visa have debt and credit card technology that is licensed around the world for differing types of banks and their accounts they create.

I personally have both a Visa debt AND a visa credit card from two different banks.

Also Visa or any other debt cards do NOT require PIN numbers to be used online. You might have a online banking security for your bank that prompts for a select number, random order of your pin number and maybe also some characters from your online banking password etc but that can also be set up with a credit card.

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