PSN has made more announcements about the data theft and cyber-attack that occurred last week causing the network to be taken down. I wish I could say it was directly to us, but sadly no, it was directed at Congress.
They announced that the “hacktivist” group Anonymous (Hackers associated to 4Chan? Remember them? ) are definitely linked to the cyber-attacks and may have been linked to the data theft as well. In a letter to Congress, Sony spoke of the denial-of-service attacks that flooded Sony servers on the day that PSN was literally taken down. They have connected these attacks to the federal court case involving Sony and a hacker.
“What is becoming more and more evident is that Sony has been the victim of a very carefully planned, very professional, highly sophisticated criminal cyber-attack designed to steal personal and credit card information for illegal purposes.” They wrote in a statement.
So knowing all of this information – Honestly does it really help? I’ve already heard of class action suits against the company. The fact of the matter is they have waited SO long to release any information about what exactly happened to cause this, and it seems that a free month worth of premium service just isn’t going to cut it.
What to see what others had to say about this? Check out our last PSN post!
What do you think?