Thursday, April 28, 2011

PlayStation players can protect themselves after data breach - The Boston Globe

See the article link below for some suggestions, if you’re a Sony customer/victim

The company confused and outraged its users by shutting down the network without explanation, but it wasn’t until last Friday that Sony admitted the problem had been caused by a hacker attack. And Sony didn’t reveal the full scale of the disaster until Tuesday.

That gave the bad guys ample time to run up illicit credit card charges or rifle through victims’ e-mails in search of Social Security numbers or other sensitive data. A Birmingham, Ala., man yesterday filed a class-action lawsuit against Sony — what could be the first of many.

PlayStation players can protect themselves after data breach - The Boston Globe

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