It’s only been a few weeks since Sony’s hacked PlayStation Network was first restored and now another hacking group is threatening to take down the company’s assets yet again.
It’s believed that the hacking group known as LulzSec that took down PBS’ website over the weekend and hacked Sony BMG Japan one week ago is making plans for a new cyber-attack.
Read on for the official word from the hacker’s Twitter.
According to the group’s Twitter:
“We’re working on another Sony operation. We’ve condensed all our excited tweets into this one: this is the beginning of the end for Sony.”
“#Sownage (Sony + Ownage) Phase 1 will begin within the next day. We may have a pre-game show for you folks though. Stay tuned.”
The hacked PSN took nearly a month for Sony to restore; would a new attack breach its walls once again? While the LulzSec did not say that they would attack PSN – knocking it back down again would deliver a blow that would destroy consumer confidence in the company. We hope for Sony’s sake, it’s watching closely and keeping its defenses up. With hacks on Sony coming in from left and right field seemingly every day, Sony really needs to keep its eyes peeled.
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