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PlayStation Network: More Attacks Coming This Week-End (IRC rumors)

05/05/2011, CNET reports that hackers are preparing for a new wave of attacks against the PlayStation Network as early as this week-end. The information is said to be coming from an IRC user (Internet relay chat). According to the IRC chatter, hackers claim to have...

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 responds to the U.S. House of Representatives

05/04/2011, Sony has offered an olive branch to disgruntled gamers (who have been suffering withdrawal symptoms for the past two weeks, we might add, over the PlayStation Network outage), and have also explained itself concerning the security breach over at the PSN,...

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...

Hackers might have credit card info from PlayStation Network?

04/29/2011, At this point, I want to stop hearing anything there is related to the PlayStation Network. To sum it up: it’s been an epic fail for Sony. The New York Times is reporting that several security researchers have seen comments on “underground...

Sony: All your PSN Trophies are A-okay

04/29/2011, In addition to wanting to patch it up with PlayStation gamers, Sony says that all Trophies (PlayStation’s version of the Xbox 360′s Achievements) survived PlayStation Network’s downtime. After 10 days of being left in the dark and only...

Sony wants to patch up with customers

04/29/2011, Sony intends to show off their appreciation to its customers for their patience when it comes to dealing with the current PlayStation Network outage. According to Sony Online Entertainment, they will be organizing “special events” for...

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...