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PSN Down: Sony Knew Defenses Were Obsolete (Expert)

05/04/2011, Things aren’t getting any better for Sony and its networks (still down): the government is looking into the huge hack of where 100 million Sony user accounts have been (potentially) compromised. According to Security Expert Dr. Gene Spafford, Sony...

Sony gets help of investigators to look into security breach

05/04/2011, The popularity of Sony’s PlayStation Network (PSN) has made it a prime target for hackers to strut their stuff, and the PSN has been down for what seems to be an eternity already – well, at least if gives the impression to teens that there is...

Two weeks later, PlayStation Network is still down

05/03/2011, We really don’t need to repeat it again, but for those who don’t know: PlayStation Network is still down. Some two weeks later and gamers around the world still see the error code you see in the photo above when firing up the PSN. It was...

Sony welcomes back users to the PlayStation Network

05/01/2011, In a press conference tonight, Sony has just announced that the PlayStation Network and its Qriocity services will be back up starting next week. The PSN has been down for over a week now, ever since Sony decided to temporarily disable it to prevent...

Credit card fraud reported, lawsuit filed against Sony

04/27/2011, It was only a matter of time that the PlayStation Network (PSN)’s security breach experiences fallouts of sorts – with a lawsuit being filed and subscribers reporting credit card fraud. Rothken Law Firm of California has filed suit on behalf...

Sony uncertain if credit cards were compromised in PSN hack

04/25/2011, Things are getting really ugly now for Sony’s PlayStation Network. Despite issuing statements telling gamers that it is working around the clock to bring the online service back online as well as to re-secure it to prevent hackers from breaking in...

Sony “re-building” PlayStation Network for added security

04/24/2011, As we enter the fourth day of Sony’s downtime with the PlayStation Network caused by an “external intrusion,” Sony issued an apology saying that it’s not only trying to bring the online service back up as soon as possible, but...

Angry Birds becomes best selling PlayStation Network game

04/11/2011, And the best selling PlayStation Network game is…? Is it Final Fantasy VII? Not even close. It’s…Angry Birds. Rovio’s smartphone game that has players hurling frustrated birds at a legion of green pigs was the top purchased game on PSN in...

Anonymous hacker group attacks Sony URLs and PlayStation Network

04/04/2011, If you thought Sony suing Geohot was interesting, wait until you get a load of this. Earlier this morning, the hacking collective Anonymous warned Sony that its ongoing battle with Geohot and fellow hacker Graf_Chokolo was a suppression of free speech....

Hackers respond to Sony’s PS3 threats

02/18/2011, It was only yesterday that Sony announced the banning of all PlayStation 3 hackers and pirated game users from the PlayStation Network and Qriocity services accessed through the console, and today the hackers have posted a response. Apparently the hacking...