The 2011 playstation network outage was the result of an external intrusion on sony's playstation network and qriocity services, in which personal details from approximately 77 million accounts were compromised and prevented users of playstation 3 and playstation portable consoles from accessing the service. Sony said it discovered that between 17 and 19 april an illegal and unauthorised person got access to people's names, addresses, email address, birthdates, usernames, passwords, logins, security. After 7 days of speculation-ridden downtime, sony has finally announced that the playstation network (psn) outage was due to a massive hack that exposed the names, birthdays, email addresses, passwords, security questions, and maybe credit card details, of all psn users. Between april 17 and april 19, 2011, sony became aware that the playstation network (psn) and qriocity user account information was compromised in conjunction with a breach into sonys network these services allow users to play games with others on the internet, make in-game purchases and stream music and movies to sony devices.
Five questions for sony about psn breach sony to restore psn services, compensate customers is the news about soe where this story ends sony swears that its main credit card database wasn't compromised since it's separate from servers running psn, qriocity, and soe.
Sony playstation data breach if you are a victim of the sony playstation network data breach, you may be entitled to compensation the sony playstation hack ranks as one of the largest data breaches in the history of the internet. Six days after a security breach of its playstation network, sony said tuesday that the incursion was much worse than expected and hackers had obtained personal information on 70 million subscribers. What is sony doing to make sure this type of breach doesn't happen again first, sony computer entertainment is creating a new position, chief security information officer sce is the business division responsible for gaming at sony whoever occupies the post will report to hasejima, chief information officer of sony.
Sony playstation network breach wednesday, may 4, 2011 by: dennis dwyer between april 17 and april 19, 2011, sony became aware that the playstation network (psn) and qriocity user account information was compromised in conjunction with a breach into sonys network. In april 2011, playstation and qriocity services, sony has been attacked by illegal intrusion and unauthorized network company, endangering the user account information for five days, the company turned off its playstation network and qriocity two services when it conducted a comprehensive study using an external security firm. P laystation and xbox gamers are at risk of having had their private information stolen following a data breach involving 25 million accounts hackers stole the information from two popular gaming forums back in 2015, and managed to take details including email addresses, passwords and ip addresses, it has recently been revealed. Today’s announcement by sony confirms that the playstation network’s security mechanisms were fully circumvented, and that at least one of its most sensitive databases was breached and accessed sometime between april 17 and 19. Playstation and xbox gamers are at risk of having had their private information stolen following a data breach involving 25 million accounts hackers stole the information from two popular gaming.
In april 2011, sony playstation and qriocity services have been attacked by the illegal and unauthorized intrusion into the company network, compromising information about the user account for five days, the corporation turned off in both of its playstation network and qriocity services while it conducted a full and thorough investigation by an external security company. Six days after a security breach of its playstation network, sony said tuesday that the incursion was much worse than expected and hackers had obtained personal data on 70 million subscribers.
Sony suffered a massive breach in its video game online network that led to the theft of names, addresses and possibly credit card data belonging to 77 million user accounts in what is one of the largest-ever internet security break-ins.
The sony playstation network security breach compromised millions of customers' information learn how it was done, and its costs and ramifications. Sony said it had hired an outside security firm to investigate what happened and has taken steps to rebuild its system to provide greater protection for personal information playstation members are required to submit credit card and personal details to play online games and download software, films and music.