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Sony fined in UK for PlayStation cyber attack

Sony fined in UK for PlayStation cyber attack

The British regulators has fined the Sony quantity of 250,000 kilos ($396,A Hundred) on this Thursday as for taking the insufficient security option to steer clear of the cyber assault on its Network for the PlayStation.
A cyber assault within the April 2011 has targeted the information of credit card in the course of the psNetwork of Sony and has put non-public Data of the millions users including their names, , beginning dates , addresses and passwords on the chance.

Data Commissioner of england Place Of Job mentioned this Thursday that the safety measures in that situation at that time weren’t excellent enough and this assault may hs been prohibited if the tool used to be been up- to- date,because the passwords too were not steady.
David Smith, who’s the deputy commissioner and information Safety’s director , has authorized that this positive for serious violation of information Protection Act used to be obviously significant and said that Place Of Business has made no apologies for this.
He further said that “this firm trades on the root of its technical talent, and so no doubt is there in my mind that the company had accessed to the technical Knowledge and the essential instruments for the safety of the ideas.” Smith has mentioned that the case is among the seriously ever stated cases to the regulators of information .




8 Comments to “Sony fined in UK for PlayStation cyber attack”

  1. JackReynolds // April 20, 2013 at 14:39 // Reply

    I have about 30 dollars on the playstation network. What are some good games that i should get. I will try pretty much anything but sports.
    I dont really care about the Playstation Plus account either.

  2. heavenly sword // April 22, 2013 at 16:41 // Reply

    So i’ve just read that the Playstation Network is back up and running and its all working great on my PS3, but I can’t seem to work out how to get the free months access to Playstation Plus and to the two free games we’ve been promised. Has anyone else managed to download their games?

    Thanks 🙂 x

  3. PolishPokeyPimp // May 24, 2013 at 17:06 // Reply

    I want to add change my credit card on my playstation network account. But when I try it says I need to enter a password. The problem is, I forgot the password. I’ve tried guessing it and couldn’t figure it out so anyone have an idea on how to reset it?

  4. Jeffery Carlson // May 28, 2013 at 12:14 // Reply

    This just started happening to me…whenever I try to sign on to my PS3 and the PlayStation Network, I get the message that an error has occured and I’ve been signed out of PlayStation Network. My connection is perfect…it just won’t let me sign on to PlayStation Network. How can I fix this and go back to playing COD online?

  5. I just bought GTA the ballad of gay tony on the Playstation Network (my first downloaded game) and i can’t find it in any of the folders. What folder is it located in? where is it?

  6. PillowMan1234 // June 1, 2013 at 09:25 // Reply

    It says I need to connect to the Playstation network but I already am. Midnight Club LA is the only game I have a problem with.

  7. I have a psp 3000 and when i try to access the playstation network, it says i need a system sofware update. Oh, and i have a software version 5.01.

  8. Sophia C // June 7, 2013 at 15:00 // Reply

    I will be moving to China (Shanghai). I want to take my PS3 with me – will being in another country affect anything? I know I won’t be able to play games I buy over there, but will I be able to play the games I bring? Also, will I be able to get on Playstation Network?


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