Wednesday, April 27, 2011

The latest information on the PlayStation Network service outage

The ongoing outage of the PSN was caused by "external intrusion" so far this was already known. But seems the "hackers" got your personal data as well, or maybe, well sony dont know exactly which should worry you.






According to Sony UK this data was accessed and maybe copied:
  • Name
  • Shipping address
  • Billing address
  • Country
  • E-mail address
  • Birthdate
  • PSN/Qriocity ID
  • PSN/Qriocity password
  • PSN/Qriocity security question and answer
  • Purchase history
"While there is no evidence that credit card data was taken at this time, we cannot rule out the possibility. If you have provided your credit card data through PlayStation Network or Qriocity, to be on the safe side we are advising that your credit card number (excluding security code) and expiration date may also have been obtained."

47 comments:

Colin Biano said...

OH GOD NOT MY BIRTHDATE!!!!

mac-and-me said...

guess you missed the Credit card number part

Harry said...
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Astronomy Pirate said...

Yeah, it doesn't seem 100% with the credit card info though, and they definitely don't have security codes which is good. I am mostly upset it took so long to tell anyone what happened.

Anyways, they have my birthday and address, I hope they send my a birthday card! <3

Jay said...

good thing i never gave them my credit info.

The Angry Lurker said...

This has been pissing me off since last week, no online gaming and now this!

ds said...

This sucks big time!

phthalo said...

Well done Sony. It's bad enough that it's been down for so long, but it's downright silly that people managed to access this stuff.

GetItFirst said...

great informative blog you have here! +followed

RKSummerley said...

Pretty annoying, the whole thing's been slowing down my reviews for games with an online component D:

I've heard it's unlikely your information will be used in any major way but better be on the safe side.

-DO- said...

great read, thx for sharing

Stare Dad said...

Damn.. this sucks

Living cheap said...

bummer :x

princy gupta said...

oh my god!!!!

Poker Ed said...

wow thats awful... cant believe stuff like that can happen

Electric Addict said...

sony needs to get their sh*t together

duffboi said...

Bah, this is a real bummer. Thanks for the post tho, I wasn't aware of this.

metaphysicalfarms said...

From what I read there might even been credit-card information that had been stolen. Sony is in a heap of trouble.

thenitefalls said...

I feel sorry for all the people with a ps3 =(

**Hype.Planet** said...

Djeez, that sucks

King Elysium said...

I heard they nabbed credit card info as well

ed said...

good job sony, hope everything gets fixed up

Devon Davidson said...

And this is why I'm a PC gamer.

Shutterbug said...

XBox might be next?

Sam said...

It needed to be done.

Lhosreiff said...

Good thing I don't have a PSN.

Toast Burnt said...

Glad to see you're still up and running here. A lot of my followers stopped blogging a while back. Less motivation for me that way... Good luck!

Frosty said...

Oh paranoia, so great you are

Flodström said...

I Laughed :) See you guys in hell

Dr Shankums said...

I'm glad I don't "own" a PS3

amBored said...

yeah insane they experiencing really bad times

Paul said...

Happy with my xbox :)

Toto said...

don't own anything from sony..

Insider33 said...

That portal 2 co-op has to wait for another couple of weeks.

Wayward Disposition said...

This isn't about Mac! What a rip off! haha, anyways, I hope they resolve this issue soon.

Copyboy said...

Thankfully I have a Wii that I have Wified

G said...

They are going to get a huge fine over this in the UK lol

Jay Reid said...

No worries, i've been affected by it too, but i'm not bothered.

Malkavian said...

Not being a Fan boy of any console, Sony does suck with customer support and since the Samsung thing that did basically the same thing i dont trust no brand

Obi-wan Mikenobi said...

Not sure if I'm the first to say it but Xbox>PS3

Josh said...

Insanity.

Danny Murphy said...

Better change my birthday, cant be letting anyone have that

The Game Store Guy said...

Just FYI: Class action lawsuit has been started.

Patti D. said...

It's awesome to see how some people don't even care.

hirou said...

I wonder how it will hurt Sony in future. A couple of such failures - and reputation is destroyed.

Relevant to My Interests said...

I just find this hilarious. I hate Sony though, I doubt they can recover from this.

Lucky13 said...

Man when will this PSN blackout end already?
cant wait to play some Mortal Combat with friends