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Sony has locked around 93,000 accounts on its PlayStation Network and SOE games service after unauthorised sign-in attempts.

Unknown attackers managed to verify members' IDs and passwords, although credit card details were not at risk, it said.

Sony suggested that the information may have been stolen from other companies, but did not elaborate.

The Japanese firm has suffered numerous security lapses over the past year.

In one of the worst incidents, details of 77,000 PlayStation Network (PSN) users were compromised.
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-15273175
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Again...........back with vengeance
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Wow that really sucks, wonder what those account users think?
    
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lol blame other companies
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My son is done with PSN after he couldn't play BlackOps online last spring. I've showed him how to build his own rig and play on Steam. The breach still sucks though..
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Guess they didn't learn from the last time?
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Guess they didn't learn from the last time?
Hard to learn against something that can be ever changing and new, especially considering how many others got hacked in such a short amount of time after Sony.
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Glad I didn't include my CC# in my PSN account.
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lol blame other companies
Because it's not possible that these ID/password combos were obtained from some other source.
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