Quantcast
Home » Topics » Sony (Page 2)

Nintendo rebuffs attack by Lulzsec hackers

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Nintendo’s U.S.-based servers were attacked several weeks ago but no consumer data was stolen, the company said on Sunday. Nintendo is the latest company to be targeted by cyber criminals in a hacking attack. In April, hackers broke into Sony Corp’s servers and exposed the personal information of…

Sony shares tumble to two-year low over latest cyber attack

TOKYO (AFP) – Sony’s share price fell more than three percent to a two-year low Monday after the latest online attack against the Japanese electronics and entertainment giant targeted its European subsidiary. Sony shares in Tokyo trade lost 3.14 percent to close at 2,062 yen, the lowest level since March…

Boeing says it is under ‘continuous’ cyber attack

SINGAPORE (AFP) – US aerospace giant Boeing is under “continuous” cyber attack but there has been no breach of its databases, a senior executive said. The admission by Dennis Muilenburg, the chief executive of Boeing Defense, Space and Security, comes as Japanese electronics giant Sony recovers from a series of…

Sony network hacked again, user data posted

BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Hackers broke into Sony Corp’s computer networks and accessed the information of more than 1 million customers to show the vulnerability of the electronic giant’s systems, the latest of several security breaches undermining confidence in the company. LulzSec, a group that claims attacks on U.S. PBS…

More Sony websites hacked, 8,500 Greek accounts hit

TOKYO — Sony on Tuesday said its websites in three countries had been hacked with 8,500 Greek user accounts compromised, in a blow to efforts to restore confidence after a huge data breach affecting millions. Websites in Thailand and Indonesia had also been affected, it said. The Japanese entertainment and…

Sony’s Internet service in Japan gets hacked, points stolen

NEW YORK/HELSINKI (Reuters) – Sony Corp has been hacked again. So-Net, the Internet service provider unit of Japan’s Sony, alerted customers that an intruder broke into its system and stole virtual points from account holders worth $1,225. This latest setback comes after personal information of some 100 million Sony user…

Post-hack, Sony chief says company cannot guarantee PS3 security

TOKYO (AFP) – Sony chief Howard Stringer has warned he can no longer guarantee the security of the electronics giant’s gaming network in the “bad new world” of cybercrime after one of the biggest Internet data breaches. The Japanese multinational has begun restoring its hacked PlayStation Network and Sony Online…

Sony battles to regain trust after data breach

TOKYO (AFP) – Japanese entertainment and technology giant Sony faces a battle to regain the trust of millions of consumers after online networks integral to its strategy were hacked, say analysts. One of the biggest data breaches since the advent of the Internet could cost it around $1 billion, but…

Sony says reboot of PSN not happening until May 31 or later

In the wake of one of the most significant thefts of data in history, electronics manufacturer Sony has been scrambling to get their online services back up, vowing that it would take place this week — but now users will have to wait just a little bit longer. That’s because…

Sony working with police on PlayStation hack

TOKYO (AFP) – Sony said it was working with investigators after hackers stole data from users of its PlayStation Network, and told customers it would restore services only when it was confident it was secure. The PlayStation Network and Qriocity streaming music service were turned off on April 20 in…

Page 2 of 3123
Google+