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Report – Sony issued subpoena by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

Thursday, 5 May 2011 15:50 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Sony has been subpoenaed by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over the PSN data breaches, according to a report on Bloomberg.

According to a person familiar with the probe, the subpoena comes in the wake of Sony’s recent company statement that it was attacked by hackers who gained access to over
23,400 credit and debit card numbers as as well as account information pertaining to around 24.6 million SOE customers and 77 million customers over all for the entire Sony network .

Schneiderman is interested in what Sony told customers regarding the security of its networks, as part of a consumer protection inquiry.

Lauren Passalacqua, a spokeswoman for Schneiderman, declined comment on the subpoena.

Yesterday, Sony announced via its response to a US Congressional Hearing that during the investigation into the system hack, a file called Anonymous was found with the phrase “We are Legion” attached to it.

Hacker group Anonymous has denied it had anything to do with the theft of personal information stores on the Sony network.

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27 Comments

  1. Blerk

    Lets hope they don’t stick their subpoena in a hornet’s nest.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. OlderGamer

    I don’t see a big deal in any of the legal side of things for Sony. If everything is as they say, and there is no reason to think otherwise, they don’t have anything to fear from the courts.

    Infact I would welcome it if I was them. It would put to rest the doubt lingering in a lot of folks minds.

    The truth is out there!

    #2 4 years ago
  3. reask

    You’re nothing but a Sony fanboy OG. :D

    #3 4 years ago
  4. OlderGamer

    lol gotta love it ‘eh?

    #4 4 years ago
  5. ManuOtaku

    I was cheking on another site and i dont know if it is true, because i didnt see any news about these here on any other site for that matter, that sony didnt attend the congressment call to the hearing they only sent a formal letter indicating they couldn’t attend due to “an ongoing investigation” involving law enforcement and a private security firm, and then in the same document they put that they did discovered that the intruders had planted a file on one of our Sony Online Entertainment servers named ‘Anonymous’ with the words “We are Legion.”

    Maybe this has something to do with this, the link is the following:
    http://www.gamefront.com/sony-claims-anonymous-link-to-psn-hack-as-congress-blasts-them-for-blowing-off-hearing/

    #5 4 years ago
  6. OlderGamer

    Why didn’t they show up to the hearing? That makes no sense. They could have at least sent a represenitive.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Kerplunk

    They were not obligated to be present at the earlier hearing. It’s quite common for corporations to decline to be present at such hearings.

    In this instance, statements were made to the effect choosing to keep resources focused on addressing the ongoing issue of the network downtime.

    @5 That link, once again, we’re seeing the blur between what happened and what was reported. Sony had provided the details of the file that they found and shared that information in response to the questions asked of them. They haven’t randomly blurted out and started making accusations.

    Quite a big difference in those behaviours. Just as there being a big difference in ‘giving data away’ and ‘having data stolen’. It’s easy to blur things depending on what angle you want to present.

    Note also that the response of the hearing which chastises Sony for using their blog does so at the expense of ignoring the millions of emails Sony sent directly to PSN account holders once they had conducted part of their investigations. It’s very easy to have a go at people for what they haven’t done – especially when you overlook what they have done. So, as you can see, it depends on whether the news story wants to tell the entire picture or just selected parts of it. You can tell by the end of the first sentence of that article you linked to exactly what angle they’re trying to push.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. NeoSquall

    Didn’t Hirai himself go to a Congress hearing yesterday? What do they want from him again?

    #8 4 years ago
  9. ManuOtaku

    Oldergamer i dont know myself, maybe is not true, we need to research more,becuase like i told before i didnt see this information in any site before, but if it ends being true, thats quite strange.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. OlderGamer

    From the link.

    “After receiving word that Sony wouldn’t be sending a representative, Congresswoman Bono unloaded on Sony:

    “As Chairman of this Subcommittee, I am deeply troubled by these latest data breaches, and the decision by both Epsilon and Sony not to testify today. This is unacceptable.”

    “According to Epsilon, the company did not have time to prepare for our hearing—even though its data breach occurred more than a month ago. Sony, meanwhile, says it’s too busy with its ongoing investigation to appear. Well, what about the millions of American consumers who are still twisting in the wind because of these breaches? They deserve some straight answers, and I am determined to get them…”

    “Yet for me, the single most important question is simply this: Why weren’t Sony’s customers notified sooner of the cyberattack? I fundamentally believe that all consumers have a right to know when their personal information has been compromised, and Sony – as well as all other companies—have an overriding responsibility to alert them… immediately.”

    I doubt they misqouted the congresswomen. And your right Kerplunk they weren’t obligated. But seems to me that it would have been in their best interest to send a representitive.

    They should prolly get together a team to deal with lawmakers from each region. I bet this scene replays itself in Canadia, UK, and elsewhere. Just step up to the plate and meet it head on. When they don’t, thats when the subpeanas are handed out.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. ManuOtaku

    #7 kerplunk i didnt put the link for the comment of the person who made the article for the comment on itself, it was for the news that sony didnt send the representative to the hearing, i never saw news about this before, and thats what capture my interest, now if it is a common practice to not send the repr. to the early hearigns fine and dandy with me , but i was interested in knowing this because i did find it strange, i didnt made a comment of the article in itself, which like you said maybe blur things out, thats a possibility.

    And i do think this is related to the subpoena that is the main title of this post

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Kerplunk

    @10 Sony claims their best interest was not to take resources away from fixing the network. You can bet that if they chose to do that you’d have a slew of people saying “Why are you wasting your time talking to some suits instead of fixing PSN?”.

    And if that congresswoman has concerns, I have concerns that such statements can be made about communications when a mass of communication has been overlooked. Surely you’d want people in such positions to be making statements based on the full information and not partial information – otherwise how can a hearing be credible??

    Throughout all of this, it’s very very concerning how certain bits of information have been given so much attention and how equally relevant pieces of information have barely been given any visibility at all. And, to make matters worse, you have stories presented based on assumptions of one groups motives or another – that’s just conjecture but it gets given equal (and in numerous cases, more) weight than some of the genuine facts. I’ve not commented on a single story as much as all this PSN stuff but I’ve never ever seen such imbalance across so many areas with the way things have been conveyed.

    #12 4 years ago
  13. theevilaires

    (Fun Fact) First group of comments on a negative SONY article belongs to group of people who prefer their xbox360′s over PS3′s (coincidence….NO)

    (“my 2 cents”) Sad attempt of 1 of them trying to repair his tarnished image of the community (coincidence….NO)

    Can someone go out and subpoena Anonymous please….you know the ones who unleashed the attacks on SONY and the consumers….Oh thats right they’re hiding so the only ones to blame is SONY.

    (FACT) There are more stupid people in this world than there is smart (coincidence….NO)

    #13 4 years ago
  14. OlderGamer

    @10 Sony claims their best interest was not to take resources away from fixing the network. You can bet that if they chose to do that you’d have a slew of people saying “Why are you wasting your time talking to some suits instead of fixing PSN?”.

    Maybe, but surly one or two suits in the PR dept wouldn’t slow down the tech guys?

    **waves to Tea.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. ManuOtaku

    #13 I do play equally of time on my ps3 /360 and wii, i dont know why this has anything to do with this, iam a sony user right, i like them all equally, iam happy when the do things right equally, and equally for all of them i hate when they do big mistakes like this, if we dont state this how sony, microsoft or nintendo could be better providers?

    #15 4 years ago
  16. Kerplunk

    @14 I don’t know. If the individuals being asked to answer questions about the PSN network are, you know, the same individuals who can actually manage the fixing of the PSN network (which would make a fair bit of sense) then I’d assume they can’t be in two different places at the same time.

    Sure, send a suit. Then you’ll get someone who might only be able to say “No comment” or give very vague responses that don’t really answer any questions. I’m sure the internet response to that would have been very understanding!

    #16 4 years ago
  17. OlderGamer

    You might be right Kerplunk. Might be a good idea for Sony to start putting together a team of suits and breifing them. Going to look a lot better for them to say they were victims and not negligant then it is/was for them to neglect to show up.

    #17 4 years ago
  18. DarkElfa

    Yes TEA and you’re of course the first one to swoop in and kiss their ass, as always.

    You are truly Sony’s white fucking knight.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. Frank17

    FUCK U SONY go address ur consumers and admit u fucked up. u lost me as a customer u lost many other people. fuck ur crappy video game system. i bought my new 250g xbox and a blue ray player and life couldnt b better… fuck ur shitty ass horrible system. hope u go bankrupt and lose all ur fans

    #19 4 years ago
  20. YoungZer0

    @19: The more people like you leave PS3, the better.

    #20 4 years ago
  21. NeoSquall

    @20 I second this.

    #21 4 years ago
  22. Gekidami

    He never had a PS3 to start with. He’s been trolling the PS3 long before this happened, in fact i think he’s yet another of sock account.

    #22 4 years ago
  23. theevilaires

    ^ Theres a lot of people on here who don’t own a PS3 but still feel the need to put there “2 cents” in. Goes to show XBOTS have no life and instead of being on their soooooooo superior XBOX LIVE they are on here it seems 24/7 bashing SONY.

    XBOT: This is all your fault SONY!!!!!

    GAMER: Was your info stolen from the PSN servers?

    XBOT: I don’t know I never used PSN. I don’t even own a PS3.

    GAMER: http://images.cheezburger.com/completestore/2010/4/23/129164952429291808.jpg

    XBOT: But its SONY’s fault I know it is.

    GAMER: How?! when they were attacked by a group of hackers and PSN has been safe for 5 years until now.

    XBOT: Because a bunch of my friends over at VG247 told me it was SONY’s fault.

    GAMER: Did any of their info get stolen and did hackers steal money out of their accounts?

    XBOT: No but even still I think its SONY’s fault

    GAMER: For what they didn’t cause you any harm they just shut down their own network (they pay the servers from out of their pocket) so further damage couldn’t be done. You can go play LIVE or PC online until its fixed and besides you don’t have a PS3 so you shouldn’t be upset.

    XBOT: Shhh I know I know. The truth is….I just hate SONY and want them to die. I want to cause as much mischief from this whole ordeal as possible so there can only be XBOX. I’m getting revenge for SEGA also. SONY’s going down baby woot woot!

    GAMER: This is how I feel about you and every one like you who just cause so much problems out of nothing and generate so much hate in the world…. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LcMeth2zDc8&feature=related

    #23 4 years ago
  24. theevilaires

    BTW The Statue of Liberty does not belong to New York and isn’t associated with that State anymore. Its now back to its rightful and original home New Jersey. New York has even changed its license plates from the state of Liberty to the Empire State.

    Just thought I clear that up with VG247 staff since they have a record of posting the wrong headline pics with the topic of the article.

    #24 4 years ago
  25. ManuOtaku

    #25 but one of the firsts things you see in new york is the statue right, it didnt change the place, so i think is good, even if it doenst belong to the state anymore it is near to the city,therefore they can still use the foto as reference, and also thats a national monument so i think they can put it as a reference to any state of the U.S IMHO.

    #25 4 years ago
  26. Epic Fool

    “subpoenaed”

    speaking as a non native english speaker…

    funny words are fun =)

    #26 4 years ago
  27. theevilaires

    No the Statue is still considered to be in New Jersey waters. Depends on where you’re at you can see Lady Liberty visible from many angles from both states.

    Anyway I wouldn’t expect someone from the mid west to be knowledgeable about things over here. Those folks ain’t that bright in the middle of the country. Its an honest mistake if you’ve been brain washed by what they show you on tv.

    #27 4 years ago

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  • Venture into the Valley of the Yetis next week in Far Cry 4

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  • The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack out for Payday 2, has dino masks

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  • Battle Chasers slated for PC, consoles; comic picks up where 2001 storyline left off

    Darksiders creator Joe Madureira and Vigil co-founder Ryan Stefanelli have confirmed a Battle Chasers game and a new comic are in the works at their new studio Airship Syndicate. Speaking to Polygon, Madureira and Stefanelli wouldn’t provide details on the the game, but did divulge it will be an adventure RPG with player-controlled Battle Chasers […]

  • Shovel Knight, Hotline Miami 2 discounted for Sony’s annual Spring Fever Sale

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  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

    The Super Mario Gold amiibo which surfaced via a CPSIA certificate earlier this month will be a Walmart-exclusive, Nintendo has announced. The gold-colored Mario amiibo will be released the same day as the Mario Party 10 game for Wii U and will run you $12,96 at 3,000 participating Walmart stores in the US. Along with […]

  • Here’s an overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

    As new gameplay overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, culled from the Active Time Report, stream has been sent over by Square Enix. The video provides a look at the history and environments of the Kingdom of Orience; the 14 memebers of Class Zero; the battle system with customizable magic spells; and the ability […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 video gives you a look at the game’s wildlife

    A new video shown by Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata during the latest Active Time Report, contains a look at the game’s wildlife and ecology. You can watch the full stream two hour stream through here, or a smaller clip courtesy of GamesHQMedia below.

  • Lionhead ventures into the free-to-play space with Fable Legends

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  • Win! 5 pairs of tickets to the Call of Duty European Championships

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  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

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  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

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  • We have $500 of Steam Wallet funds to giveaway!

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  • Lapsed Final Fantasy 14 players tempted back with 10 day freebie

    Square is offering lapsed FF 14: A Realm Reborn players a chance to come back to the game for 10 days worth of free adventuring. Provided you’ve already bought and registered an account you’ll be able to play free of charge from Feb 27 to March 9. Square wants you to sample the new content […]

  • Advanced Warfare: Sledgehammer looking at “opportunities” to recreate classic Call of Duty maps

    Sledgehammer Games has told VG247 it’s looking at opportunities to recreate classic Call of Duty maps in Advanced Warfare. According to co-founder Michael Condrey, players of the latest Havoc DLC are asking how Exo abilities and verticality can be added to classic franchise maps. “We’re taking a look at some opportunities to really highlight the […]

  • GTA Online reader playlist week 7: and the winner is…

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  • Leaked screens reveal The Reef as Destiny’s new “social space”

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  • Darksiders creator teases Battle Chasers game

    Joe Madureira, creator of Darksiders, has released art that strongly suggests a Battle Chasers game is in the works. Battle Chasers was a comic book from the late 1990s that suffered notorious production problems between issues and was never finished. Madureira formed Airship Syndicate after the collapse of THQ, where he co-created Darksiders. His latest […]

  • Infamous video nasty Axe recreated in GTA 5

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  • Payday 2 for PS4 and Xbox One includes “a year’s worth of paid DLC” for free

    Payday 2: Crimewave Edition will include a year’s worth of paid DLC from the PC version of the game for free. The new-gen version of the game will be available June 2015, and includes almost all of the paid and free DLC released so far for Overkill’s popular first-person shooter. That DLC includes The Big […]

  • Yes, Mortal Kombat X will require Xbox Live Gold or PS Plus

    Mortal Kombat X won’t bypass Microsoft and Sony’s premium online play requirements. Reports that Mortal Kombat X wouldn’t require PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold started circling earlier this week thanks to a communications error. Answering fan questions on Twitter, producer Shaun Himmerick accidentally gave the impression that premium console subs would not be required […]

  • This is what Destiny players most want next

    Destiny patch 1.1.1 has resolved or at least addressed a number of complaints voiced by the community, but there are plenty more. des Destiny community manage David “Deej” Dague has put out a call for Guardians to share their concerns – or rather, what they think the community is most concerned about. “Set aside your […]

  • Google AI can play games now, so we’re probably all going to die

    Google has brought us one step closer to our inevitable slaughter or enslavement by machine overlords. Google has developed an AI that can learn to play video games and devise brand new strategies. Let me just rephrase that: Google has created an AI that can teach itself new skills, including how to play video games. […]

  • First footage of Renowned Explorers: International Society surfaces

    Renowned Explorers: International Society is a turn-based strategy game from the team behind Reus, and it looks great. Renowned Explorers was announced almost a full year ago, but has been pretty quiet since then. Developer Abbey games has now announced that the game has hit alpha, and will be open to select testers soon. You […]

  • Cities: Skylines developer commits to mod support

    Cities: Skylines will fully support the modding community. Hailing from famously mod-friendly publisher Paradox, Cities: Skylines is a no-brainer for mod support – especially as a lack of mod support is one of the things SimCity was so heavily criticised for when it firts launched. In the developer diary below, Paradox’s Jakob Munthe is joined […]

  • Nosgoth update adds Vanguard, many fixes

    Nosgoth, the free-to-play multiplayer brawler set in the Legacy of Kain universe, has been given a significant makeover. The major feature of the latest Nosogth game update is a new playable human character called the Vanguard. “Equipped with mighty throwing axes and a shield, the Vanguard can take more punishment than any human class that […]

  • Xbox Live Gold 12 month sub $40 on Microsoft store

    Microsoft is offering $20 off 12 month Xbox Live Gold subscriptions at the moment. An Xbox Live Gold 12 month subscription will normally set you back $60, but a Microsoft Store promotion has it on offer for $40. The offer is restricted to the US store. Although you can opt to grab your sub as […]

  • Tomb Raider movie script to be penned by TMNT writer

    Tomb Raider will be Evan Daugherty’s second reboot of an established universe. The Tomb Raider movie reboot has signed on a writer and a distributor. Deadline reports Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Divergent, Snow White And The Huntsman and G.I. Joe 3 writer Daugherty will write the film. Additionally, Warner Bros. has signed on to distribute, […]

  • Shelter 2 pre-orders open, launch trailer debuts early

    Shelter 2 is a game in which you are a mother lynx and must protect a den of kittens. Yes, it’s delightful. Shelter 2 is coming to Mac and PC on March 9. Pre-orders are now available on Steam at 10% off or on GOG.com with a free skin and soundtrack, or 20% off if […]

  • That Batman: Arkham Knight trailer is full of codes

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s trailer is like a Transformer – there’s more than meets the eye. The new Batman: Arkham Knight trailer contains a number of codes. Eagle-eyed users have spotted four so far, and work on cracking their meaning is progressing. According to an /r/games thread rounding up results so far, the codes pertain to […]

  • Assassin’s Creed haystacks won’t save you from a fall

    Assassin’s Creed fans, don’t try this at home. Assassin’s Creed characters can survive falls of almost any distance as long as they aim for the haystacks scattered handily throughout the environment. As you probably deduced from your familiarity with common sense, this isn’t a real thing: falling from heights kills you, the same way a […]

  • Why are people buying PS4 and not Xbox One?

    PS4 is outselling Xbox One – but why? A new report may have the answer. Last month, the PS4 outsold the Xbox One in the US again, returning it to the top of the charts after just two months away. Why? What has caused this reversal in fortunes in Microsoft’s home territory? According to a […]

  • Toejam and Earl are back with a new Kickstarter

    The early 90′s are alive and well in a new bid to bring back Toejam and Earl. Toejam and Earl released for Mega Drive (Genesis, Americans) in 1991, and the eponymous characters went on to count among Sega’s best-known characters. They appeared in a platformer, a light gun shooter and finally a 2002 Xbox game […]

  • New Wander trailer shows off Azertash form

    Wander is a collaborative, non-combat MMO in which you can take on a number of unique forms. Wander players begin as an ambulant tree called an Oren and can progress through several different bodies as they explore the environment, learning its secrets. One of these, which we’d not seen before this trailer, is the amphibious […]

  • SOMA approaching beta phase on PC and PS4

    SOMA, the new horror game from the Amnesia: The Dark Descent crew, is getting close to playable. Frictional Games has apologised for its recent silence over the project, but said it’s focused on reaching beta. Sorry all for the silence! We're closing in on Beta and everyone's working hard to get there. Once that's done, […]

  • Square Enix does not condone Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest HD Remaster

    Square Enix has said it’s not involved with a fan remake of Final Fantasy spin-off Mystic Quest. 1992 SNES game Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest is being remade by Dark Design as Mystic Quest HD Remaster. The developer is even taking pre-orders for the project. Unfortunately, it looks like it is in no position to be […]

  • New Hunger teaser released by LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers

    LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers Tarsier Studios have released a teaser trailer for Hunger, which was announced in May 2014 at the Nordic Game Conference. The game has been rumored to be the firm’s unannounced Sony project since 2010. Platforms are still to be announced, but the studio became a first-party SCE developer a few years back, […]

  • Here’s two Mario Party 10 overview videos, one featuring amiibo

    Overview videos for Mario Party 10 and the amiibo which work with the title have been released by Nintendo Japan. Obviously each one is in Japanese, but you get the gist all the same. Mario Party 10 releases on Wii U March 20 in North America and Europe. Thanks, AGB.

  • Clan Raids announced for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App

    Activision has announced a new Clan Raids mode will be made available through the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App. According to the CoD community blog, raids are time-based challenges where success earns you a spot on the Clan Raids leaderboards and new Clan Raid-exclusive in-game gear like the Equilibrium set. Clan members will […]

  • Play Battlefield Hardline starting March 12 through EA Access

    Xbox One users with an EA Access subscription will be able to play 10 hours worth of Battlefield Hardline starting March 12. EA Access members will are being granted access to the game five days before the street date, with full multiplayer and all saves transferring over into the main game. It was announced yesterday […]

  • This video summarizes the contents of Destiny patch 1.1.1

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  • Destiny 1.1.1 patch notes out, update is live

    Destiny’s 1.1.1 patch arrives today, so if you have been kicked from activities, it means you will need to download the patch now that it’s live. We will be pushing the 1.1.1 patch for Destiny shortly. Players will be kicked from activities and required to download the patch. — Bungie Help (@BungieHelp) February 25, 2015 […]

  • Payday 2 packs based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number coming

    Starbreeze has announced another collaboration with Dennaton Games which will see masks based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number appear in Payday 2. The collaboration consists of two free updates when you acquire Hotline Miami 2 or its deluxe version on Steam from February 25. The two updates, called Hotline Miami Mask Pack and Jacket […]