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Originally Posted by Dmoney;13499930 
People are getting mad at the wrong things.

Don't be pissed that the network is down, be pissed that your personal information is out in the open, and possibly CC data.

I'm mad at Sony because they failed to inform their user base of anything possibly wrong for almost a week, a little heads up would have been much appreciated.

To be fair, they can't really say anything until they've done some analysis. A technically advanced hacker will ensure they wipe away any logs or files left over from their escapades. It can take a week or two of work to actually see what has happened.

I know this because I work in an industry that is often targeted by those trying to steal personal details.
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Originally Posted by Paradox me;13496401 
Not really expecting much, probably along the lines of PAIN, Echochrome, etc.

Ah well, whatever titles they pick are better than nothing at the very least.

Well it would be kind of dumb if they offered something like God of War, everyone already has it tongue.gif
Edited by Manyak - 5/14/11 at 6:12am
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Too little, too late. I will never log into the PSN again. If I didnt use my PS3 for bluray I'd have already sold that crap.

WOW PSN is down what am I going to do? Instead of doing something useful like going out with REAL friends or do some sports I'm going to die because I can't use a FREE service that I don't pay to use. Obvious troll is obvious.
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hmm free games. somehow i get the feeling they will be a catch
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sweet, I wasn't really using my ps3 anyways
but 2 free games is seek

metal gear rising ftw!
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I wonder what kind of games we would be able to pick. If you can pick any retail game I'd go with Mortal Kombat and L.A. Noire tongue.gif

Haven't used my PS3 in a long time anyway. The fact that PSN was down didn't bother me at all, and I never used a CC.
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Watch it be Lair or Haze type titles.
Edited by PyroTechNiK - 5/14/11 at 8:52am
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I'm lucking out so much on this biggrin.gif. First I got the $100 off coupon, ended up paying about $105 for a brand new PS3, and now the benefits as well?! Success. I just hope they're PS3 exclusive titles.
 
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Sony's new offering(s) are clues as to how desperate they really are. The selection will most likely be limited to mediocre games and the two month subscription most likely isn't going to win over many of their customers.

The hackers deserve some of the blame, too. Despite the obvious problems with their plan -- hurting the paying customers who had nothing to do with suing the PS3 hacker geohot -- they went ahead and hurt millions of people in the process. They shouldn't be viewed as heroes or vigilantes but rather as the twenty-year old virgin hackers living in their mother's basement.

The most disappointing thing throughout this whole process has been the PS3 user base. Rather than worrying whether or not their identity is compromised, they spend their time *****ing about Sony not putting the server back up. The same server that allowed this problem to occur in the first place! Can they honestly not wait those couple weeks (or months) for the server to get patched and secured so this doesn't happen again?
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Originally Posted by Sin100;13499820 
I take it you didn't hear about all the credit card information that got stolen?

You make it sound like one of the biggest data security breaches ever is no big deal.
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Originally Posted by 98uk;13499839 
Where did they confirm it was taken? Last time I heard they said they could see no evidence that it was stolen, but couldn't rule it out. They did confirm that user details were stolen.

This is also the last I had heard about CC numbers. The last I head, at most the hackers only have an encrypted database of numbers. If they encrypted it right the hackers are not going to get usable numbers.

So the hackers got my address and name? So what. I can't be the only one who gets junk mail with my name on it.

Same thing with the email address. I'm sure that a lot of people on here already get phishing emails. (I'm lucky that I don't smile.gif )

They can't open a line of credit without your social security number, and I don't believe that any of us put that on PSN. tongue.gif


It will be interesting to see what games they will offer. I fear that they will all be PSN caliber. frown.gif
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