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Sony sells more than 1 million PlayStation 4s in first 24 hours


Sony's PlayStation 4 out of the box. (Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET)   If early sales figures are a reliable barometer, Sony appears to have scored a hit with its new PlayStation 4. The next-generation game console, which went on sale in... Continue Reading →

LulzSec suspect pleads not guilty to Sony Pictures website hack


A 23-year-old man, suspected of being a member of the LulzSec hacking gang, has pleaded not guilty to an attack on the Sony Pictures website. Cody Kretsinger, from Phoenix, Arizona, pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and unauthorized impairment of a... Continue Reading →

Sony suffers another security scare – 93,000 user accounts broken into


Hackers successfully broke into 93,000 accounts at Sony over the last few days, once again impacting users of the Sony Entertainment Network, PlayStation Network (PSN) and Sony Online Entertainment services. According to a blog post by Philip Reitinger, Sony's Chief Information Security... Continue Reading →

Hackers plant bogus celebrity stories on Sony Music Ireland website


If you went to the website of Sony Music Ireland (sonymusic.ie) earlier today you would have discovered some astonishing celebrity stories: Scientists have proved that the X Factor TV show is for the stupid. Two members of the Irish pop... Continue Reading →

Why Hackers Hate Sony


It's not such a happy time over at Sony these days thanks to the bull's-eye on its back. But why is Sony -- a major player in the worlds of gaming, movies and music -- suddenly in the crosshairs of... Continue Reading →

13th SONY HACK : Sony Europe hacked by Lebanese hacker… Again


By my count this is unlucky hack number 13 for Sony. A Lebanese hacker known as Idahc dumped another user database at Sony Europe containing approximately 120 usernames, passwords (plain text), mobile phone numbers, work emails and website addresses. The... Continue Reading →

Sony Pictures attacked again, 4.5 million records exposed


The same hackers who recently attacked PBS.org have turned their attention back to Sony by releasing the latest dump of information stolen from Sony's websites. While the information disclosed includes approximately 150,000 records, the hackers claim the databases exposed contain over 4.5... Continue Reading →

Sony can not guarantee the PSN will not be hacked again.


In a open letter sent to members of Congress this week, Sony Computer Entertainment boss Kaz Hirai has said that he cannot guarantee the PlayStation Network will not be hacked again despite new policy changes and added security measures. Last month, Sony... Continue Reading →

Sony Music Japan hacked through SQL injection flaw


Another day, another attack on Sony. I reported yesterday on the SQL injection attack exposing user information on SonyMusic.gr and today attackers have found flaws in SonyMusic.co.jp. The Hacker News sent us a tip this eveningdocumenting a couple of vulnerable web pages on... Continue Reading →

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