07 May '11, 4am

Sony must implement effective anti-hacker program

Sony must implement effective anti-hacker program

Personal information on about 100 million customers around the world is suspected to have been compromised in a hacker attack on the Sony group's online game and entertainment programs. It is highly likely the incident will develop into the worst information leak in history. Sony has asked the US Federal Bureau of Investigation to look into the case. However, the company must independently discover how hackers broke into the networks and improve its system to prevent any similar attacks in the future. The PlayStation Network and the Qriocity on-demand service were targeted in the cyber attacks. Games can be downloaded from the PlayStation Network for use on PlayStation consoles, while downloads of movies, music and other content are available from Qriocity. Personal information is also suspected to have been stolen from another Sony game service subsidiary. Loose cyber def...

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