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Derp! DDoS attacker who brought down EA, Sony, and Steam jailed for 27 months

A 23-year-old man has plenty of time to mull over whether it’s funny to launch distributed denial-of-service attacks against online video gaming services, after he was sentenced to prison this week.

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


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Sony social media accounts hijacked as hackers claims to have stolen PSN database

The OurMine hacking group claimed yet another corporate scalp this weekend – seizing control over the Twitter and Facebook accounts of Sony’s PlayStation Network (PSN).

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


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PlayStation, Facebook block users due to ‘offensive’ first names

Facebook and the Sony PlayStation Network have taken a hard line against users with names like “Isis” and “Jihad”.

David Bisson reports.


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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.


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