02 Jun '11, 10pm

Hackers claimed to have stolen more than one million passwords, e-mail addresses and other info from SonyPictures site

WASHINGTON - HACKERS claimed on Thursday to have stolen more than one million passwords, e-mail addresses and other information from SonyPictures.com in the latest cyber-attack on the Japanese electronics giant. The claim was made by a group of hackers calling themselves 'Lulz Security' on their Twitter feed @LulzSec. 'We recently broke into SonyPictures.com and compromised over 1,000,000 users' personal information, including passwords, e-mail addresses, home addresses, dates of birth, and all Sony opt-in data associated with their accounts,' they said. Sony, whose online activities have come under a series of cyber-attacks in recent weeks, had no immediate comment about the latest alleged breach. -- AFP

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