Stolen PSN email accounts -> fisching spam. Example inside.

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#1 Edited by Donos (1237 posts) -

Hey folks, just checked the inbox of the email linked to my PSN account, and was greeted by what I'm guessing is the result of all this PSN hacking jazz. I figured I'd throw this up here in case anybody is curious.  Also, might want to change your email passwords eh?

Message title was "Important Notice: New Terms of Service and User Agreement," recieved from "PlayStation Network", and apparently it arrived on the 24th. Notice the date at the start of the message body, and other signs of fisching we all know and love.


 An important message to you from the
PlayStation(R)Network team at Sony Computer
Entertainment America LLC.

On April 1, 2011, Sony Computer
Entertainment America LLC ("SCEA")
will transfer its online services
operations, including your wallet
and the funds in it, to Sony Network
Entertainment America Inc. ("SNEA").
The first time you sign in to your
Sony Online Services account on or
after April 1, you will be asked to
enter into a new Terms of Service and
User Agreement with SNEA. If you do
not wish to enter into a contract with
SNEA, you may decline the terms of
service and we will close your account(s)
and return your funds. You can preview
the new Terms of Service and User
Agreement with SNEA at:
(deleted link)
 PlayStation(R)Network will continue to
provide you with the highest standard
of interactive entertainment. Your
access to the best games, movies, TV
shows, music and friends will remain
intact. Thank you very much for being
part of the PlayStation(R)Network online
community! We look forward to continuing
to bring you the best in innovative
online entertainment!

Your PlayStation(R)Network password and
Sign-on ID (deleted for no particular reason) is required
to sign in to your Sony Online Services
account. Please go to >> (deleted link)
 to ensure your account information
is accurate and updated.

The PlayStation(R)Network Team

"PlayStation" and the "PS" Family logo are
registered trademarks and "PS3" and
"PlayStation Network" are trademarks of
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
(C) 2011 Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC.

Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC
919 E. Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City, CA 94404

Edit: Well, I guess it's a good thing that Giant Bomb somehow blocks the direct copying of fisching links. Rest of the email is as posted above.
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#2 Posted by christ0phe (1035 posts) -

Can't see anything

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#3 Posted by regularassmilk (1693 posts) -

Thats not a very good looking one.

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#4 Edited by Axersia (1770 posts) -

I received that email as well last month. If it was emailed by, an email marketing company Sony has been using for years now ( proof), it's almost certainly legit. Of course, there's always a chance Innovyx themselves were hacked or that the scammers simply copy-pasted Sony's original email, so I don't blame you for being a bit cautious. Next time just click one of those links to see where it leads.

EDIT: More proof

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