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Sony halts 93,000 online accounts in new breach

Sony said on Wednesday it suspended 93,000 accounts on its online entertainment networks after detecting a wave of unauthorised sign-in attempts, months after a huge breach forced it to halt some services. The attack took place between October 7 and 10 and succeeded in matching valid sign-in IDs and passwords from about…

Reacting to leak, Swiss officials accuse US of illegal spying operations

The government of Switzerland said Monday that it was investigating whether the United States had conducted illegal spying operations within its jurisdiction. The Swiss ministry said that US contacts asked for permission in 2007 to conduct an intelligence operation, but were denied “due to a lack of legal basis.” However,…