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Sony v. Anonymous Hackers

On May 12, 2011 By Jordan Teague

For over a month now, Sony’s PlayStation Network has been completely out of commission, thanks to a major hacking expedition that resulted in one of the biggest data breaches in history.  Although the source of the attacks has not been confirmed, events leading up to the outage have led many to suspect that [...]

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Shortly after Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami closed 10 of its facilities, Sony Corp. is fighting a new one-two punch. In late April 2011, Sony was investigating denial-of-service attacks on its PlayStation Network servers when criminal hackers exploited the server’s vulnerability and stole data from 77 million user accounts. Later, on May [...]

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