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    News - Sony confirms 90,000 accounts breached in new network attack

    PSN, SCE and SOE accounts affected by new security breach.
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    Re: News - Sony confirms 90,000 accounts breached in new network attack

    Oh dear.

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    Re: News - Sony confirms 90,000 accounts breached in new network attack

    90k accounts?

    Probably all the people who trusted sony enough to sign-up again....

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    Re: News - Sony confirms 90,000 accounts breached in new network attack

    oh ffs, i get this JUST because i own a flipping PSP. Time to cancel my card AGAIN, i dont trust Sony to come out and say " Sorry all details were stolen, cancel everything asap" as it will hurt them even more. Shame as i have a good few preorders at a decent price and i think if i change card it will be cancelled
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    Re: News - Sony confirms 90,000 accounts breached in new network attack

    Why all the concern?

    They have tested a variety of account names and passwords, probably the ones that have been previously stolen, to see if they work. There's absolutely sod all Sony could've done to stop people doing that.

    If your password was changed, then you should be fine?

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    Re: News - Sony confirms 90,000 accounts breached in new network attack

    Quote Originally Posted by snootyjim View Post

    There's absolutely sod all Sony could've done to stop people doing that.

    Surely having u log in and change your password before u can continue using the service would have cured that. Not exactly rocket science

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    Re: News - Sony confirms 90,000 accounts breached in new network attack

    Quote Originally Posted by Cryptik View Post
    Surely having u log in and change your password before u can continue using the service would have cured that. Not exactly rocket science
    How do you know the email address hasn't been changed to another by the hacker?

    Go back to the original email....what about legitimate customers that have removed old emails and did actually change theirs?

    Once a system was compromised in the way that PSN was I cannot see any way to get it all going again.....at least without wiping EVERYTHING out and starting from fresh.....and even then, all Sony PSN customers have been compromised. Full names, addresses and date of births......that's way way way too much info in hackers hands for my liking.

    If I wanted to use it again I would setup a complete fictitious account and use PSN store cards......and I was one of the lucky ones, not long before PSN was hacked I had moved, changed my phone number and had all new replacement cards...
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    Re: News - Sony confirms 90,000 accounts breached in new network attack

    People need to realize that EVERY system with 10,000s of users has been compromised in some way.

    You cant protect people from their own stupidity.

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    Re: News - Sony confirms 90,000 accounts breached in new network attack

    Here we go again!

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    Re: News - Sony confirms 90,000 accounts breached in new network attack

    what a joke

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    Re: News - Sony confirms 90,000 accounts breached in new network attack

    As usual people blowing stuff out of proportion. get a grip
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    Re: News - Sony confirms 90,000 accounts breached in new network attack

    Will never link my CC to a sony account again
    pre-paid cards from now on

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    Re: News - Sony confirms 90,000 accounts breached in new network attack

    Quote Originally Posted by Cryptik View Post
    Surely having u log in and change your password before u can continue using the service would have cured that. Not exactly rocket science
    They did make you change your password before you logged in again.

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