Sony's problems not over yet, apparently

#1 Edited by imsh_pl (3314 posts) -

According to the reports of a japanese site Nikkei.com over 12,700 credit card numbers were stolen as the result of a security breach of Sony Online Entertainment. The site claims the possible attack took place on Sunday, but Sony has yet to issue a statement confirming that customer information has been lost.

Sony Online Entertainment servers were taken offline earlier today.

Sources:
GiantBomb:  http://www.giantbomb.com/news/bad-news-all-sony-online-games-taken-offline-due-to-that-whole-external-intrusion-thing/3110/
Joystiq:  http://www.joystiq.com/2011/05/02/sony-hit-with-second-attack-loses-12-700-credit-card-nu/
BGR: http://www.bgr.com/2011/05/02/sony-suffers-another-major-security-breach/

#2 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18954 posts) -

is it me or does this mark the demise of the Playstation ?

#3 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -
News


The fate of everyone's credit card information remains the thorniest issue. Sony admitted at its press conference roughly 10 million credit cards were exposed--a significant number
   
So yes they did admit that was exposed. 
#4 Edited by PerryVandell (2109 posts) -

Hopefully Sony gets their shit together--fast.

#5 Posted by Azteck (7449 posts) -
@Ahmad_Metallic said:
" is it me or does this mark the demise of the Playstation ? "
Not the demise, but they'll be in for a whole fucking lot of trouble if these reports are true.
#6 Posted by imsh_pl (3314 posts) -
@The_Laughing_Man: I'm pretty sure that the line you're quoting refers to the Playstation Network security breach. However, the 12,700 credit cards numbers are said to be stolen from another online service, Sony Online Entertainment. I'm pretty sure that Sony has not yet confirmed the second leak.

Please do correct me if I'm wrong, though.

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