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[NYT] Sony’s Security Problems Could Take Years to Fix

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It’s been a tough couple of months for Sony. The company’s PlayStation Network was breached by hackers in late April and now several other units of the company have suffered broad security breaches.

In the last week alone, half a dozen Sony Web sites and servers, including some in the United States and Brazil, have been breached. On Monday a group of hackers calling themselves LulzSec posted proprietary Sony source code on file-sharing Web sites.
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Man this is bad news indeed...
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Just scrap it and remake it then :?
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I don't know what Sony's plan entail, but surely they are going to have to start going after the hackers on their network if nothing else...

Otherwise it will be an offline affair only...
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I'd don't see how PSVita can require DL only content in this environment. I wouldn't buy from them at this point, I'd need to get a hard copy [minidics or whatever] of the games retail or not at all. I wouldn't want anything to do with PSN.
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Hey we have the same laptop! XD

I wouldnt buy this for 1 secound, years to fix?
They could develop a whole new system in years.

I see this as a way for them to lock down the Internet.

Just like radio, at first there was no regulation and people had there own channels etc...
Than the Fcc came and locked radio down.

The Internet is just a little more complex, so it will take some time to get a hold.

Yall notice all these hack attacks coming out of no where? Weird huh?
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Just scrap it and remake it then :?
...and not have any usable websites or PSN for a few months?


They need to send their entire staff to classes in security.... and hire a firm to test their networks.


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The Internet is just a little more complex, so it will take some time to get a hold.
A "little more complex" would be massively underestimating the issue.

FCC is a US-only entity.... The Internet is based upon a mashup of different protocol and layers that are agreed upon (for the most part) around the world.
Edited by DuckieHo - 6/7/11 at 9:41am
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Indeed, Sony has a lot of troubles now.. LulzSec are still runing their stuff
and I am not sure if they are going to stop soon..f*ckinb bastards..
    
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[QUOTE=DuckieHo;13785149]

They need to send their entire staff to classes in security.... and hire a firm to test their networks.



QUOTE]

I know the perfect group!!! Lulzsec!!!
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I know the perfect group!!! Lulzsec!!!
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...and not have any usable websites or PSN for a few months?
What's a few months compared to all these worthless patches and worthless security "fixes"?
I mean, I personally will never put by CC back on PSN. With this massive fail, i highly doubt I would be interested in Sony's next big console.
They will end up shutting down PSN before too long anyway, I'm sure it'll get raided for info soon enough...
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