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[CNET] Sony considers offering reward to help catch hackers

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Still coping with the aftereffects of a pair of attacks that has compromised as many as 100 million accounts and which caused two online gaming services to be taken offline, Japanese electronics giant Sony is considering offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the attackers, people familiar with the matter say.
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I'm really surprised this hasn't already happened. Nothing convinces people to do stuff quite like large sum of money.
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Lol @ Sony
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Whoever did it will be caught eventually. It was too huge of a deal for the cracker not too tell someone. We all know how people talk... It might be a while, but they will get outed. . .
    
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I wonder what's going to happen to the suspect(s).
     
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Oh, when these hackers get caught then there will be another retaliation maybe on a larger scale
    
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I hope they catch them. Nothing good came of millions of people details being stolen. Catch them and charge them
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I hope they catch them. Nothing good came of millions of people details being stolen. Catch them and charge them
Well that depends. If the hackers did this only to prove a point and are not going to do anything with the data, then I hope they are not caught.

I have lost much respect for Sony and they deserved to be hacked, though their customers didn't deserve to have their data stolen
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Well that depends. If the hackers did this only to prove a point and are not going to do anything with the data, then I hope they are not caught.

I have lost much respect for Sony and they deserved to be hacked, though their customers didn't deserve to have their data stolen
Sony needs to learn a lesson in respect, respect the customers, aka the people who pay for the CEO's salary. And everyone else that works for Sony.
    
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so they want hackers to tell on other hackers.....
the only people that know who hacked the psn is other hackers.
To have hackers to try and snitch for a sum of money is laughable lol
    
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This just means the hackers hid their tracks very well. Sony is desperate.
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