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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 of birth.
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Update 1: The good news (as pointed out by NeoGAF's "Metalmurphy") is that if your account was compromised, you should have gotten an email from PSN that says your password has been reset.

Update 2: An official community moderator on the EU PlayStation forums notes the following services are offline:
PlayStation.com
PlayStation forums
PlayStation Blog
Qriocity.com
Music Unlimited via the web client
All PlayStation game title websites
Update 3: This is the purported exploit as provided to Kotaku. As PlayStation services are now offline, this exploit is no longer able to be executed:

Update 4: According to Sony's PlayStation blog, "Contrary to some reports, there was no hack involved. In the process of resetting of passwords there was a URL exploit that we have subsequently fixed."
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[Kotaku] Playstation Network Passwords Exploited

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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 of birth. Exactly the sort of information that was released in the original hack.
source: http://kotaku.com/5803050/sony-plays...ly-compromised
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I've been really paitent with all of this i understand they are trying however I'm getting tired of it now. Sony really needs to pull themselves together. Sony is a multibillion dollar enterprise with large amounts of resources at their disposal. Come on.
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This is the purported exploit as provided to Kotaku. As PlayStation services are now offline, this exploit is no longer able to be executed:
I won't quote the exploit but it's in the source. It seems they've fixed it now. And by 'fixed' I mean 'taken offline'
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Sony: Come play
Hackers: We win

Hackers: 2(I think?) Sony: 0
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Sony: Come play
Hackers: We win

Hackers: 2(I think?) Sony: 0
This entirely. Maybe they should have also bump up security protocol WHILE also trying to restore PSN? If I was a PSN player, I would rather wait longer, and have Sony work on restoring PSN and bumping up security, than getting PSN sooner, but Sony doing jack to improve security measures.

Though at least you end up knowing if they messed with your account password....
    
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Allowing Linux and risking a bit of homebrew seems like the good old days now, doesn't it Sony?
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