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Affected by the PSN Breach? Here’s What to Do Next...

May 24, 2011 Added by:Tom Eston

Sony has not confirmed or denied that credit card data was stolen; however, as a customer you should take the following precautions when using a PS3 or any game console, including XBOX Live and Nintendo’s Wii and DS systems...

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Sony Networks Hit Twice More By Hackers

May 23, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"It is nearly impossible to run a totally secure Web presence, especially when you are the size of Sony. As long as it is popular within the hacker community to expose Sony's flaws, we are likely to continue seeing successful attacks against them..."

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Hacker Offers Insight On Sony PSN Breach

May 19, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"The depths they went indicates that this hack wasn't arbitrary... It seems likely to me that Sony got attacked through its web services first, such as the blog, and it opened up the doors to the rest of Sony's servers..."

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LastPass Demonstrates Impeccable Crisis Handling

May 17, 2011 Added by:Ben Kepes

The actions of LastPass have been exemplary – the actual loss in this instance was either non-existent or negligible. Many larger companies would have simply brushed this under the table and perhaps introduced some new security measures under the cloak of a version update...

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ITRC: Hackers are Winning the Battle of the Breach

May 12, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Unfortunately, it is still difficult to ascertain the true cause of many breaches due to entities publicly stating “the information was stolen” or “due to theft.” Additionally, nearly half of breached entities did not publicly report the number of potentially exposed records...

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Sony Knew It Was Running Obsolete Server Software

May 06, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"If Dr. Spafford's assessment is accurate, it's inexcusable that Sony not only ran obsolete software on servers containing confidential data, but also that the company continued to do so after this information was publicly disclosed..."

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Simon Cowell's X Factor Entrant Database Hacked

May 05, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The exposed data includes potential contestant's names, email addresses, contact information, dates of birth, and their gender. Adding to the potential controversy over the breach is the knowledge that a significant number of applicants are as young as 12 years old...

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LastPass Password Manager Issues Security Alert

May 05, 2011 Added by:Headlines

To counter the potential threat, LastPass is going to force everyone to change their master passwords. Additionally, they're going to want an indication that you're you, by either ensuring that you're coming from an IP block you've used before or by validating your email address...

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Sony Tells Congress Anonymous DDoS Aided Breach

May 05, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Initially, Sony representatives did not seek to connect the hacktivist group with the data breach event. That has changed now that forensic investigators have located a file on the hacked PSN systems named "Anonymous" and containing the movement's tagline "We are Legion"...

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Sony Online Entertainment Networks Also Hacked

May 03, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"We had previously believed that SOE customer data had not been obtained in the cyber-attacks on the company, but on May 1st we concluded that SOE account information may have been stolen and we are notifying you as soon as possible..."

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What Can We Learn From The Epsilon Breach?

May 02, 2011 Added by:PCI Guru

Epsilon appears to have caught this breach quickly because they were monitoring their network systems. What this incident points out is that even when you are monitoring your environment, it still takes a while to recognize that a breach is in progress...

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PlayStation Hackers Boast Over Two Million Credit Cards

May 02, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“Sony is saying the credit cards were encrypted, but we are hearing that the hackers made it into the main database, which would have given them access to everything, including credit card numbers,” said security consultant Mathew Solnik for The New York Times...

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Federal Court Affirms Damages in RockYou Data Breach

April 29, 2011 Added by:David Navetta

Beyond litigation risk, treating personal information in the same manner as property could significantly impact the current quid pro quo of the Internet and how information is collected, used and transferred. It will be interesting to follow this case through the next round of discovery...

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Reading Between the Lines: The Sony PSN Breach

April 28, 2011 Added by:Rafal Los

What are PSN gamers/users more worried about? Are PSN gamers more worried about their heard-earned trophies and status on their favorite games, or the fact that their personal information and maybe even their credit cards were pilfered?

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Sony PlayStation Hack: 70 Million Users' Details Stolen

April 27, 2011 Added by:Jared Carstensen

What this means for those affected: Your name, date of birth, address, billing address and contact details are most likely not going to change - so this information could be as valuable in a year or two to these criminals, as it is now - potentially even more valuable...

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PlayStation Breach Affects Over 70 Million Customers

April 27, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"We have discovered that between April 17 and April 19, 2011, certain PlayStation Network and Qriocity service user account information was compromised in connection with an illegal and unauthorized intrusion into our network..."

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