Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Sony has major security breach with Play Station, leading to outage, compromising customer identity data

It looks like Sony has suffered a major breach of its network, affecting not only Play Station users but also those who stream some of its movie content.  So account users have been unable to play games (chess?) over the Internet for several days, because of a major corporate breach.

What the story indicates is the risk not only with home PC use, but with the ability of major corporations and governments to keep their networks secure against determined hackers.

The New York Times story by Nick Bilton and Brian Stelter is here

Here’s another version of the anti-gospel by Andrea Devaro at the Long Island Press, link

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