Sony in PSN, SOE lock down after new hacking attempt

Sony have "locked-down" some 93,000 accounts after they found yet another attempt to hack their PlayStation Network, Sony Entertainment Network, and Sony Online Entertainment databases had been made. Detecting a large number of unauthorised attempts to access accounts "using very…

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Gerald LynchSony in PSN, SOE lock down after new hacking attempt

Amy Winehouse's website attacked by "SwagSec" hackers

Amy Winehouse has become the latest high-profile target for hackers. A collective known as Swagger Security or "SwagSec" (and not to be confused with LulZSec, who recently disbanded) gained control of www.amywinehouse.com long enough to deface the stars page. Though…

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Gerald LynchAmy Winehouse's website attacked by "SwagSec" hackers

Hacker who stole Lady Gaga tracks, XXX Ke$ha pics, jailed

A hacker known by the alias "DJ Stolen" has been given an 18 month sentence in a juvenile detention centre after admitting to stealing songs from Lady Gaga, Leona Lewis and Justin Timberlake among others. The 18-year old German teenager…

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Gerald LynchHacker who stole Lady Gaga tracks, XXX Ke$ha pics, jailed

PSN back to full health in US and Europe this week with the return of the Store, though not in all of Asia

After a month long security and PR fiasco following the high-profile hack of their online gaming and content distribution system, Sony's PlayStation Network will finally be back to full health by the end of this week, with the PlayStation Store…

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Gerald LynchPSN back to full health in US and Europe this week with the return of the Store, though not in all of Asia