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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RE: Comment by atsureki
by somebody on Thu 28th Apr 2011 17:58 UTC in reply to "Comment by atsureki"
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no, as far as i understand only cfw (or console in debug mode, which cfw basically is) was posting creditinfo and rest in cleartext. as far as i remember that was one of cfw bugs.

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