26 Apr '11, 11pm

Hackers swiped PlayStation Network user data: Sony (via ST iPhone App)

Sony has warned that hackers may have stolen password, birthday and other data from users of its Playstation Network. -- PHOTO: REUTERS SAN FRANCISCO - SONY on Tuesday warned that hackers stole password, birthday and other data about users of its PlayStation Network that connected PlayStation 3 (PS3) consoles to online games, films and more. PlayStation Network and Qriocity streaming music service were turned off April 20 in the wake of an 'external intrusion', according to Sony spokesman Patrick Seybold. While the cyber attack was still being investigated, Sony said it believed that PlayStation Network and Qriocity service users' names, addresses, birthdates, passwords, and email addresses were swiped. 'While there is no evidence at this time that credit card data was taken, we cannot rule out the possibility,' Sony said in an email message being sent out to PlayStation N...

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