Posts Tagged ‘sony hack’
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 12, 2016 under Security
Back in 2014, Sony Pictures suffered from a massive cyber attack, which had long-lasting repercussions for the company. Now, over a full year later, some new evidence has come to light, tying the atta... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 16, 2015 under General Tech
The Sony hack that took place last year is without a doubt one of the most memorable in years. A group called 'Guardians of Peace' took Sony Pictures on in an effort to punish the company for making t... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 18, 2014 under Security
Snapchat's CEO, Evan Spiegel, has made his feelings about the Sony hack known after emails between him and Sony Pictures CEO, Michael Lynton, leaked, revealing future business plans and secret company... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 16, 2014 under Security
The Sony hackers are now resorting to threats of violence against those who go out to see The Interview in cinemas. The new threats are likely a response to the fact that the cyber attack and subseque... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Slyvia on October 12, 2011 under Channel
Sony have blocked 93,000 user accounts on their gaming and entertainment networks after they noticed unauthorised login attempts. These accounts have been associated with the Playstation Network and t... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Slyvia on July 4, 2011 under Channel
Sony have been in the spotlight for some time now, for all the wrong reasons. But the latest news is positive for the Japanese Playstation fans who have been unable to access the network service in th... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Benjamin on June 28, 2011 under Channel
It would be hard to escape the hacks in recent months on many leading government bodies and entertainment corporations. It all started with Sony some time ago, in what has been classed as one of the b... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Luciddreams on June 8, 2011 under Channel
Well they keep coming, with almost daily updates now, but Sony are contending with two more hacks on their servers. The company have suspended their Brazilian music entertainment website as they look ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Carl Muller on June 7, 2011 under Channel, Console
Sony have showcased their new handheld console at the E3 games show in Los Angeles. Jack Tretton, the boss of the US gaming division for the company also used the event to issue an apology for the att... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Luciddreams on June 7, 2011 under Channel
It seems that every day there is a new story about Sony being compromised and yesterday hacking group Lulzsec said they had successfully targeted Sony, for the fifth time, posting network plans and co... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Yong Lei on June 6, 2011 under Channel
Sony are a company under attack. For the last 6 weeks their various networks and websites have been compromised by several groups of hackers intent on causing the company long term damage. Sadly for t... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Benjamin on June 4, 2011 under Channel
Kitguru reported earlier this week that Lulzsec, a group of skilled hackers, claimed to have compromised Sony servers. Last night Sony confirmed this was true, saying they were the victim, yet again, ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl Muller on June 3, 2011 under Channel
Sony's miseries continue with the latest news that they have been hacked, again, losing the information of more than 1 million customers. Yesterday we reported that LulzSe... more.
2 CommentsPosted by DarkLiquid on June 2, 2011 under Channel
UK newsite TechEye have an interesting story running this morning which claims that Hacking group LulzSec have control of Sony's network. LulzSec's twitter account had some tweets saying that infor... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Yong Lei on June 1, 2011 under Channel
SCEE had a maintenance schedule set up for last night, but they cancelled it. No one is sure what happened but the service outages that were planned for 7pm to 1am were halted. 'PSN Network Mainten... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Harrison on May 25, 2011 under Event
Sony are finding themselves under constant attack, with the latest news emerging that Sony Ericsson servers have been targeted in Canada. Worse, it appears that email address and encrypted passwords o... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Carl Muller on May 21, 2011 under Channel
Sony seem to be in the press recently for all the wrong reasons and another event took place this week which is sure to lower consumer faith in the brand name. The Wall Street Journal reported... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Carl Muller on May 20, 2011 under Channel
It has been impossible to have missed the recent Sony Playstation Network problems. If you have, then follow the story from the start with this search term. Many people had assumed that Sony would los... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dragan on May 19, 2011 under Channel
If you have recently gained access to the Playstation Network again, you might be wondering if you are 'safe'. While Sony certainly dropped the ball this month, there are certain steps you can take to... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Carl Muller on May 18, 2011 under Channel, Security
The Playstation Network is back up and running for most people and Sony Executives are now deciding that it is a good time to talk about the security hack and the ramifications. Chairman and CEO Ho... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl Muller on May 15, 2011 under Channel, Security
Earlier in the week, we reported that Sony were compromised by hackers renting servers from Amazon. This hacker used Amazon's Elastic Computer Cloud (EC2) service to attack Sony's online entertai... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Slyvia on May 13, 2011 under Channel
Sony sent out a letter to all their major publishing partners regarding the recent network intrusion and downtime. The letter has leaked. Rob Dyer, Sony's senior vice president of publisher relatio... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Slyvia on May 10, 2011 under Channel, Security
Sony have said today that they are aiming to get their PlayStation Network up and fully functional by the end of May. The delays in getting their network back up and running are to ensure that no more... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Slyvia on May 9, 2011 under Channel, Security
With the recent news of Sony's network being hacked and credit card information being stolen, should you cancel your credit card? With more than 100 million potentially affected worldwide how are the ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Carl Muller on May 6, 2011 under Channel, Security
I was going to write something up on this yesterday, but I have been poking our contacts behind the scenes overnight, and rumors are rife within certain circles that Sony have possibly been trying to ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Carl Muller on May 5, 2011 under Channel, Security
Sony have said that the hackers who stole more than 100 million users personal details from the recent intrusion left a file implicating Anonymouse, the well known hacktivist group. Kazuo Hirai, ch... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Slyvia on May 4, 2011 under Channel
Sony are under pressure from the U.S. government to hand over further information regarding the recent networking security issues. U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal has sent a letter to Sony criticis... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Slyvia on May 3, 2011 under Channel, Security
Sony have confirmed yesterday that the hack into their PlayStation Network is worse than first expected, saying that the intruder has gotten away with credit and debit card information. The hacker ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Yong Lei on May 2, 2011 under Channel, Security
Sony have had a rough month, dealing with consumer backlash, after their PlayStation Network was hacked. Kazuo Hirai, Sony’s deputy president finally spoke out offerin... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Simon on April 29, 2011 under Channel, Security
George Hotz, also known as 'GeoHot', the famous hacker who exposed the Sony Playstation 3 root key has denied any involvement in the Sony Playstation Network breach. The 21 year old hacker, well kn... more.
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