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    Sony hacked again - 93,000 accounts compromised with bruteforce attack

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    Sony has warned users against a massive bruteforce attack against PlayStation and Sony network accounts. The attack which used password and user ID combinations from an unidentified third-party source succeeded in compromising 60,000 PlayStation Network and 33,000 Sony Online Entertainment network accounts. These accounts have been locked and passwords reset.

    The attack took place between October 7 and 10 and succeeded in matching valid sign-in IDs. According to a blog post by Philip Reitinger, Sony's Chief Information Security Officer, credit card details were not compromised.



    Both the motive for the latest attack against Sony network users and the identity of the perpetrator(s) remains unclear. Sony shut down its PlayStation Network in April in the aftermath of a far more damaging hack attack. The service wasn't restored until a month later. Personal information on 77 million account-holders was exposed as a result of the April PlayStation hack. Details including names, addresses, passwords and purchase histories was exposed by the megahack.
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    Re: Sony hacked again - 93,000 accounts compromised with bruteforce attack

    Good i hate sony. I hope the hackers keep going till sony quits making consoles like sega did and were left with microsoft and nintendo for consoles.

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    Re: Sony hacked again - 93,000 accounts compromised with bruteforce attack

    Quote Originally Posted by KlexKavark View Post
    Good i hate sony. I hope the hackers keep going till sony quits making consoles like sega did and were left with microsoft and nintendo for consoles.
    What makes you so pissed off at sony? I am personally a microsoft fan but sony makes amazing equipment. I hate haters like you who say "microsoft is soo much better cause i say so." It really pisses me off. How about you could've say this "I hate sony for the fact that they can't prevent accounts getting hacked all the time." That way you had a reasonable opinion, Instead of a trollish comment. I you for one want to start a flame war about microsoft verses sony then do it somewhere else. your kind is not tolerated around here. Good day sir.
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    Re: Sony hacked again - 93,000 accounts compromised with bruteforce attack

    cant believe this happened again, will have to check my account to make sure it wasnt hacked hopefully, Sony needs to gets things under control this is ridiculous, good info Sterling
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    Sony has been going down for years! they used to make good electronics, but now everything sucks, lol might as well buy LG prouducts, they are basically the same!

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    Good riddance i dont say sony deserves it but those asshole playstation fanboys sure do (not all people who play playstation though just the fanboys that say xbox sucks and waste money just to destroy an xbox or other console) kill off those idiot's accounts i say. Give them something to brag about now losers...
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    Re: Sony hacked again - 93,000 accounts compromised with bruteforce attack

    Why won't these retarded hackers stop? This shit is getting hella annoying and old fast.

    Whoever said he hopes they keep going needs to get their head checked. Like are you really asking for that stuff to happen to you? Cause I ain't trying to have that, man.

    But that being said, I think I'm canceling and deleting my Sony account. probably not even get a PS3 anymore and fixing to sell my PSP. Some people just can't resist being wet blankets.

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    This really sucks for Sony. They're are going to lose a lot of customers over this.

    I wish the best of luck to them.
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