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[WSJ] Sony Finds Data Breach in Greece

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Sony Corp. said Tuesday it has discovered a security breach at a music-entertainment unit in Greece affecting 8,500 user accounts, as well as two smaller incidents involving unauthorized access in Thailand and Indonesia.

Usernames, passwords, email addresses and phone numbers for 8,500 accounts for these websites have been compromised, Sony said. But the breach didn't involve any credit-card details because access to the sites was available free of charge, the company said.
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When is it going to stop? lol.

They really should have never screwed with ole georgey boy... now every hacker is out to get them.
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Wow. Sony, you really screwed up bad. People saw how weak their protection was and go for gold I guess.
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The net makes everybody virtual neighbors.

This seems like a lesson about not picking on the popular one when all their friends live next door to you.

I would not cry if Activision, NVIDIA and Ubisoft all got the same treatment. Do unto others as they have done unto you; reprisals against unethical business practices FTW.
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The net makes everybody virtual neighbors.

This seems like a lesson about not picking on picking on the popular one when all their friends live next door to you.

I would not cry if Activision, NVIDIA and Ubisoft all got the same treatment.
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ooo dear they are just getting raped.

there email about psn getting hacked was pretty much-
"hey someone hacked our system they might have all your details and cc details
but its cool bro"
i was like what the hell!! ¬_¬.
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Why is it that every day Sony is announcing a new security breach...? Starting to get tiresome.
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Why is it that every day Sony is announcing a new security breach...? Starting to get tiresome.
This happens to companies around the world all the time, much of this is a media spotlight on Sony.
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It's almost funny how Sony is being punished for rightfully defending themselves from the guy who cracked it in the first place.
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It's almost funny how Sony is being punished for rightfully defending themselves from the guy who cracked it in the first place.
Shh don't use reasonable conversation tactics here! Some people here are incapable of understand this and are fueled by some strange range inside of them for no reason :L hating companies, and bantering on and on...
    
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