Tag Archives: psn hack
Sat, Apr 20, 2013 | 15:46 BST
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 | 21:03 BST
Sony has confirmed to VG247 that Anonymous’ claim it had hacked into PSN is a “false report.”
Wed, Jun 29, 2011 | 19:47 BST
The embattled CEO of Sony, Sir Howard Stringer, spoke today at an annual Tokyo meeting. He took the oppontunity to apologize for the PSN attacks, and defend his position.
Fri, Jun 24, 2011 | 16:32 BST
According to a class action lawsuit filed this week, Sony laid off employees who were responsible for the firm’s network security two weeks before the massive data breach occurred in April.
Thu, Jun 09, 2011 | 18:02 BST
PlayStation boss Kaz Hirai has been talking to a lot of different folks during E3 this year, and the BBC was no exception. According to an interview with the outlet, Hirair said Sony “may never know” what data was stolen by hackers when they breached PSN’s security system.
Fri, May 27, 2011 | 21:12 BST
Sony will be sending Tim Schaff, the president of International Sony Network Entertainment division, to Washington DC next week to appear before a House subcommittee hearing regarding the firm’s recent Network breach.
Fri, May 20, 2011 | 10:03 BST
Sony intends to bring the PlayStation Store back online on May 24, should a memo sent to the firm’s publishing partners be any indication, following PSN being taken down as the result of a mid-April hack.
Mon, May 16, 2011 | 17:05 BST
Sony has re-launched online play in Europe and the US for PSN following the release of a mandatory Firmware update last night
Sat, May 14, 2011 | 15:26 BST
A report over on Bloomberg states that Amazon cloud servers were used to attack PSN.
Fri, May 13, 2011 | 09:41 BST
Brace yourselves – while PlayStation Network isn’t quite open to the public yet, we’re hearing reports that the internal PSN developer network is back online, so it shouldn’t be too far off.
Tue, May 10, 2011 | 21:23 BST
SCEA’s director of corporate communications and social media, Patrick Seybold, has said that the estimated May 31 restoration date for PSN services reported by Bloomberg is a bit misleading.
Thu, May 05, 2011 | 20:24 BST
“It’s very concerning and I think getting as much information out there – factual information out there as soon as possible is good. I know, personally, I just changed all my passwords because I was an active user of the PSN and I didn’t even want to take a chance. I just started changing all my passwords. It’s concerning from an industry standpoint… digital distribution is the future of our industry and that’s what PSN is and I hope it doesn’t undermine people’s confidence in that delivery medium.” – Silicon Knights founder Denis Dyack voicing his though on the PSN breach via Industry Gamers.
Thu, May 05, 2011 | 15:50 BST
Sony has been subpoenaed by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over the PSN data breaches, according to a report on Bloomberg.
Wed, May 04, 2011 | 20:48 BST
Today, the US House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade held a hearing regarding the PSN breach, which was broadcasted live via C-SPAN., like most meet-ups between government officials. During the hearing, Representative and Chairman of the committee, Mary Bono-Mack, called Sony’s response to the matter “half-hearted,” and “half-baked.”
Fri, Apr 29, 2011 | 21:37 BST
Oh boy. This just keeps getting better.
Wed, Apr 27, 2011 | 21:19 BST
A class action lawsuit was filed against Sony today over the security breach of PSN users personal information.
Wed, Apr 27, 2011 | 17:11 BST
Sony’s T&C state it excludes “all liability or loss of data or unauthorised access” to consumer accounts
Sony’s PSN terms and conditions are being challenged by ICO which claims the agreement users must comply with in order to sign up and use PSN, is not applicable by UK law.
Wed, Apr 27, 2011 | 17:03 BST
The Ponemon Institute, a data-security research firm, has estimated that the total cost of research by Sony over the PSN breach could cost the firm over $24 billion.
Tue, Apr 26, 2011 | 22:46 BST
Fri, Feb 18, 2011 | 20:28 GMT
Another day, another hack on PS3.