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Sony “Welcome Back” post-PSN hack freebies now available

Sony re-opened the PlayStation Store on Thursday, meaning everything is now back to normal for PS3 users online. However, the “Welcome Back” pack of goodies designed to thank everyone for their.. more
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Sony financial woes, £2 billion loss now expected

Sony has let it be known that its fiscal results to the year end of March will dip heavily into the red. The company will be hit by losses of around.. more
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PSN back online

The PlayStation Network is coming back online today. However, it will not be fully functioning until the end of the month. That’s according to a new statement from Sony, who announced.. more
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PSN update: Not back until the weekend… or next week?

Another update has been posted on the official PlayStation blog page. The latest from Sony is that they still can’t give us an exact date of when PSN will be live again, but it will “likely be at least a few more days”. This was.. more
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Sony confirms PSN won’t be back this weekend

Sony has posted another update on the PlayStation blog regarding when PSN is coming back online. The company had previously promised core services were coming back this week, but as we (and many others) guessed yesterday, this isn’t going to happen. Patrick Seybold, Senior Director,.. more
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Sony CEO apologises for hack, announces US identity protection scheme

In a post on the PlayStation blog, CEO Howard Stringer has broken his silence on the PSN/SOE hacking incident and penned a letter to his customers. He apologised for the episode, naturally, and reiterated the line that there is no “confirmed evidence” any credit card.. more
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Sony says final internal testing underway with PSN

Sony has provided another update on the PSN situation on the official PlayStation blog. The company’s network and security teams have begun the “final stages” of internal testing of its new security system. New measures drafted in include more defensive software monitoring and firewalls, along.. more
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Sony reveals hacker left an “Anonymous” note on SOE servers

Sony has posted up more information on the official PlayStation blog regarding the hack of PSN and SOE which took place just over two weeks ago. These were answers given to a Congressional subcommittee by Kazuo Hirai, Chairman of the Board of Directors of SCEA... more
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Sony enlists cyber-security experts in hack recovery

Matters have gone from bad to worse for Sony this week, as the PSN remains down due to a hacking incident, and it also emerged that the Sony Online Entertainment platform (purveyor of MMORPGs and Facebook games) was also hacked over two weeks ago. SOE.. more
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Sony denies hackers attempted to sell back credit card database

Sony has issued yet another update on the PSN situation, following the security compromise which saw the network being taken offline nearly two weeks ago. You might recall on Friday there was some speculation on parts of the net that underground forums had alleged credit.. more
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