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Hackers have breached a database at Sony Ericsson’s Eshop online store for mobile phones in Canada, extracting personal information of more than 2,000 customers.

Records including names, email addresses and encrypted passwords were taken by an outside party, the company said in a statement late Tuesday.

http://www.thestar.com/business/comp...in-canada?bn=1

wow....
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If they only knew the backlash that would come from them going after Geohot. Boy this is just something else.
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“Telling them to bring it on is not the best strategy,” he said, adding that Stringer remains entrenched in his view that law enforcement and the courts offer the solution to online attacks.
Yea, I'm with Lieberman's thoughts.
Edited by AMDPhenomX4 - 5/24/11 at 7:13pm
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Wow, how many separate hack has it been so far? Sony is really getting pummeled by these guys.....

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If they only knew the backlash that would come from them going after Geohot. Boy this is just something else.
My thoughts exactly, and I bet Sony's too...
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The hacker(s) went after the PlayStation network because of the whole GeoHot thing. Now, this is starting to become rather silly and sad. What's the point of hacking the stuff that are not PlayStation in your battle to get back what you believe are your rights as a PS3 owner.
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Damn, they're getting hit with a new attack every day it seems now

I don't care about the whole Geohot court case, Sony wanted to protect their system; but still no corporation should have this done to them on this large of a scale.

I mean they already reported their largest fiscal loss in 16 years?

I dunno about you guys, but this is just crazy now.
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WTH is going on with SONY.. i dont get it

this is something beyond a simple hack
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Oh well. They reset my password on me and the network is always down when I try to change the password. I can't even log in now.
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The hacker(s) went after the PlayStation network because of the whole GeoHot thing. Now, this is starting to become rather silly and sad. What's the point of hacking the stuff that are not PlayStation in your battle to get back what you believe are your rights as a PS3 owner.
To destroy the company. From the top down. I am looking on in envy of this entire situation; this may prove effective in striking against other large corporations. I have very little empathy for Sony, or any pushy company for that matter.
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