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Playstation chief Shuhei Yoshida has his Twitter hacked by OurMine

Shuhei Yoshida, the popular president of Sony Computer Entertainment’s worldwide studios, appears to be the latest victim of the OurMine hacking gang, after his Twitter account was hijacked.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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PhantomSquad DDoS group claims credit for PlayStation Network downtime

A group of distributed denial-of-service attackers known as “PhantomSquad” has claimed responsibility for a PlayStation Network service interruption that lasted for 10 hours.

David Bisson reports.


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Hacker claims to have jailbroken PlayStation 4 to play pirated games, and upset Sony

Wherever you stand on the debate of whether people should be able to jailbreak their home entertainment devices, one thing is for sure.

Hackers really don’t like Sony.


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Sony fined £250,000 after hackers gained access to millions of gamers’ details

“There’s no disguising that this is a business that should have known better,” says ICO director.

How many headlines do there have to be before companies take data security more seriously?


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Sony says credit card details *were* encrypted, but questions still remain

Sony confirms that credit card details which could have been stolen in the recent hack of the PlayStation Network were encrypted, but doesn’t reassure customers regarding the strength of encryption.


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PlayStation Network hacked: Personal data of up to 70 million people stolen

Users of Sony’s PlayStation Network are at risk of identity theft after hackers broke into the system, and accessed the personal information of videogame players.


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PlayStation Network hacked: five days and counting..

The Sony PlayStation Network has been offline since 20th April, following what the company calls an “external intrusion”.


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