playstation network

Sony Dodges PSN Hack Class Action Thanks To 'Imperfect' PSN

Remember when those hackers kicked Sony’s door in last year, nicking off with quite a lot of Playstation Network data and leaving the service offline for the better part of a month? A few users were miffed off by this and decided to sue. Bad news for them this morning though, after the judge dismissed most of the class action suit, saying that Sony got off simply because it never promised the Playstation Network would be perfect.


Sony: 'OH GOD, NO, IT'S HAPPENING AGAIN'

Poor old Sony was hammered by both media and its own users earlier this year, after news broke of a large-scale hacking of its PlayStation Network. And now it’s happened again.


Sony Gifts Identity Theft Protection Post PSN Hack

After the PlayStation Network was hacked earlier this year, Sony tried to welcome back users with free games. They’ve now extended the apology by offering a year’s free access to CSIdentity’s identity protection services, including CyberAgent Internet Surveillance. Here’s the email they’re sending out:


Spanish Police: 3 Arrested In PSN Hack Attacks

Spanish police this morning say they have arrested three involved in the hacking of Sony’s Playstation Network, which shut down the PlayStation 3′s network for month, locking nearly 80 million gamers out of playing online.


Report: Sony PlayStation Network Password Reset Page Exploited, Customer Accounts Potentially Compromised

According to reports on Nyleveia.com, Eurogamer, and NeoGAF, Sony’s PlayStation Network password reset system-the one just put in place after the PSN hack-has been compromised, allowing hackers to change a PSN password if they know your email and date… [Kotaku]


The PSN Is Finally Back Up In Australia

Just days before journalists around the world began calling Sony’s PSN FUBAR a “month-long” outage, Sony has finally managed to flick the switch back to the on position on the online gaming and Qriocity sections of its PSN service.


PlayStation Network Coming Back Online

Shortly past midnight, U.S. Pacific Time, Sony announced that PlayStation Network service had been restored in Canada, all 50 U.S. states and Puerto Rico. PSN, down for 22 days following a massive cyberattack on April 19, continues to be restored in stages in Europe and in other regions.


Gizmodo Vs Kotaku: Why Isn't Microsoft Beating Sony With Its Own Failure?

Sony’s PlayStation Network has already been down for almost four weeks already, to the frustration of gameras around the globe. But why hasn’t Microsoft taken advantage of the ill-will currently targeted at the Japanese giant? I debate this very issue with Mark “McLeod” Serrels from Kotaku…


Some Of The PS3 Hackers May Be Turning On Themselves

It’s believed that members of Anonymous, a group of hackers and activists, are behind the attacks on the PlayStation Network. While the group’s “leaders” have dismissed these claims, the fact they’re seen as “leaders” at all may have become a bit of a problem.


PlayStation Network Downtime Expected To Last Six Weeks

As last week’s promised date for the PlayStation Network and Qriocity services to go back online passed us by, Sony users must be feeling pretty antsy right about now. It’s not looking good, however, as Sony’s spokesperson told Bloomberg that they now plan to have the services up and running by May 31.