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Sony PlayStation Network Breach (2011)

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  • Teen hacking suspect arrested in U.K.; LulzSec denies he's a member

     
    A 19-year-old man's arrest in London on suspicion of taking part in Web attacks against businesses and government agencies was announced on Tuesday. Shortly after, the arrest was made public by the U.K.'s Metropolitan Police, the hacker group LulzSec said...
  • Sony CEO says hackers pick on company because of PlayStation protection

     
    Sony Chariman and CEO Sir Howard Stringer says the Japanese tech giant became a target for hackers over the last few month in retaliation for the its protection of intellectual property, according to a report. "We believe that we first became the...
  • Sony's free ID protection offer extended to July 31 for PlayStation, Qriocity users

     
    Sony has extended the cutoff date for its free AllClear ID Plus identity protection offer for PlayStation Network and Qriocity users to July 31. The Japanese consumer electronics giant first offered the AllClear ID Plus service at no charge in......
  • Sony's new security exec is Homeland Security, Microsoft vet

     
    Sony hires former head of U.S. National Cyber Security Center: Sony Corp. has hired a former U.S. Department of Homeland Security official as its new top security executive. Philip Reitinger, formerly the director of Homeland Security's National Cyber...
  • Sony: 93,000 PlayStation, Online Entertainment accounts hacked

     
    Sony's hacking problems aren't over yet. On Wednesday morning, Philip Reitinger, Sony's newly hired chief information security officer, said that about 93,000 PlayStation Network and Sony Online Entertainment user accounts might have been breached in a...
  • Sony to take over Sony Ericsson

     
    Sony has agreed to buy Ericsson's half of the Sony Ericsson smartphone-making joint venture, the two companies announced on Thursday. Sony will pay Ericsson about $1.5 billion for its stake in the company, which makes a wide range of smartphones with some...
  • Teen Arrested Over Sony, CIA Hacking

    Teen Arrested Over Sony, CIA Hacking
    London -- A teenager has been arrested near London in connection with the hacking of Sony, London's Metropolitan Police said Tuesday. The 19-year-old is suspected of hacking into systems and mounting denial of service attacks against "a number of...
  • Zappos.com Hacked, 24 Million Customers Affected

    Zappos.com Hacked, 24 Million Customers Affected
    Online retailer Zappos.com is asking its 24 million customers to reset their passwords after a cyberattack, according to a posting on the company's website. "We were recently the victim of a cyber attack by a criminal who gained access to parts of our...
  • Zappos.com hacked; 24 million customers affected

    Zappos.com hacked; 24 million customers affected
    Online retailerZappos.comis asking its 24 million customers to reset their passwords after a cyberattack, according to a posting on the company's website. "We were recently the victim of a cyber attack by a criminal who gained access to parts of our...
  • Doh! Top 10 tech fails of 2011

    Doh! Top 10 tech fails of 2011
    Can't win 'em all, can you? The highs were pretty high in the tech world in 2011, as new gadgets, updates and advances delighted the masses. I mean, Facebook made a change that most people (so far) seemed to actually like. What are the odds? But the...
  • Again? Sony's Playstation Network hit with another attack

    Again? Sony's Playstation Network hit with another attack
    (CNN) -- Sony's PlayStation Network, the gaming and entertainment platform knocked offline for weeks this spring, has been hit again. In a message to members, Phillip Reitenger, Sony's chief information security officer, said the company detected an...