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After the big crash of the Playstation Network at the end of April, Sony were only beginning to get their security and network back in order when it was revealed that there has been another attack on Sony through their Sony BMG Greece music site. The attack once again caused loss of user’s data and email addresses and the hackers even shared the acquired data in an online forum. The attack comes as another blow to the Sony Empire and raises questions of how these hackers have been able to breach the network and gain access to all this information. It has been pointed out by many bloggers and tech advisors that the hacks to the network have left the Sony network exposed to further attacks as Sony has become the ultimate target for hackers everywhere. Read the rest of this entry
People are counting the days passing by as we are hitting weeks into the Playstation Network outage. Frantic gamers and users wait by their consoles and check the Playstation blog only to hear that the best they have is that they are working on it…. Read the rest of this entry
From the 17th to the 19th April, the Playstation Network experienced a worldwide outage which resulted in no access to the Network for several days. It was then revealed that the network outage was caused by a security breach which led to long network downtime along with loss of information. Patrick Seybold, the director of communications at Sony publicized the details of this incident in the Playstation Blog. He stated that the security breach resulted in the ability of the unauthorised hacker to gain the information of the 70 million users that subscribe to the network. While it is believed that only the basic profile information was accessed there was still a chance that the various email, phone and even credit card details of the PSN users were also hacked during the attack. Read the rest of this entry
I investigate the phenomenon that is Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood and examine what it is that makes this game a gamers must have.
The new fad in the gaming world is motion technology. The Wii kicked off and introduced an entirely different way of gaming and from this Sony thought it would be important to expand into the market of motion gaming to keep up with the times. For those of you familiar with the Wii will probably think that there is not much point in the PS3 Move and see it nothing more than an attempt to make the PS3 more popular as it appears to be losing in the popularity race with the Wii. However, after trying out the PS3 Move for myself I can say that it was quite an exciting experience and as much as I love the Wii I do find that the PS3 Move has great capabilities and can keep me entertained for great lengths of time. Read the rest of this entry