Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 18th May 2011 14:50 UTC, submitted by sawboss
Privacy, Security, Encryption Sony just restarted its Playstation Network, after the massive security fail dismissed as a 'hiccup' by Sony CEO Howard Stringer. Well, the PSN has barely been up two days, and a massive security oversight has already been discovered. Yes, Sony just got Sony'd. Again. Unbelievable.
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Pure gold
by TADS on Wed 18th May 2011 17:53 UTC
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This is pure gold, it's now officially out of the realm of lulz and into feeling second hand embarrassment for Sony.

And if you think this is bad, read this (hint: this password reset debacle shouldn't be a surprise)

All in all, I'm glad I signed up for PSN under the name S. Holmes from 221B Baker Street.

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