Canadians’ records stolen from Sony e-commerce site

The problems keep coming for Sony. On Tuesday the company confirmed that someone had hacked into its Web site and stolen about 2,000 customer names and e-mail addresses. Close to 1,000 of the

Published on: May 25th, 2011 Robert McMillan

Sony’s peril causes hackers to pile on the pressure

The apparent ease with which hackers have breached Sony networks in recent days shows how much work is still needed to fully secure the company's networks, analysts say.Sony, along with three external security

Published on: May 24th, 2011 Jaikumar Vijayan

PlayStation Network breach timeline: from compromise to compensation

This is a timeline of major events associated with the attack on Sony's PlayStation Network and Qriocity online services.Dates are given relative to the location the events took place. Sony announcements, released globally,

Published on: May 2nd, 2011 Martyn Williams

PlayStation network hack results in massive-scale identity theft

The massive Sony PlayStation Network data breach that exposed personal and password information -- and possibly credit cards -- of an estimated 77 million people is an identity-theft bonanza."This is a gold mine

Published on: April 28th, 2011 Ellen Messmer

Catastrophic Playstation breach: Inventory of what you may have lost

By Claudiu Popa  For the past few days, we’ve been privy to tidbits of information about the recent PlayStation Network breach (heretofore known as the PSN Breach) often dismissive and always shrouded in

Published on: April 28th, 2011 Claudiu Popa

Browser flaw paves way for “undetectable” phishing attack

With the help of about 200 Sony PlayStations, an international team of security researchers have devised a way to undermine the algorithms used to protect secure Web sites and launch a nearly undetectable

Published on: December 31st, 2008 Robert McMillan

Using video games to improve staff productivity and motivation

In many offices, approved gaming in the workplace is limited to the receptionist's engagement in rounds of Minesweeper or Solitaire when the phone isn't ringing. Admins may sneak off to Pogo during lunch,

Published on: December 15th, 2008 Christopher Null

How to not have your Web site hacked like Sony’s

The U.S. Sony Playstation Web site is the latest high-profile victim of a hacker attack on business sites that's spreading malware at breakneck pace, says a security vendor. Sophos PLC reported that Sony

Published on: July 4th, 2008 Brian Jackson