Sony reveal more sites hacked, data stolen in Canada

Sony’s PlayStation Network was taken down following a security breech by hackers which saw personal information compromised. Gamers are still waiting for the full service to resume, but the company’s troubles are far from over as Sony reveal mores sites have been hacked with data stolen in Canada.

An article by Mariko Yasu from Bloomberg is reporting that Sony have confirmed that sites in Canada and Thailand have been attacked, and is looking into possible breeches in Japan and Indonesia. Hackers managed to access data of around 2,000 users via the Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications site in Canada.

This follows news yesterday of a Sony website hacked in Greece which had information of around 8,500 customers, and So-net Entertainment revealing a security breech that led to the misuse of users names and passwords of over a hundred customers. This is all added to the massive PlayStation Network breach that saw over 100 million users accounts compromised.

Sony has employed the services of three security companies to investigate the attacks, and is also working with law enforcement officials to try and track down the people responsible for the attacks. Are you surprised by the latest developments?

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Written by Gary Johnson

Gary has a background in engineering and passion for motorcycles, gadgets, and home cinema. In his early years, his obsession for Hi-Fi technology would see him creating the perfect setup with a good ear for sound quality. While Gary is keen to write about most topics that PR covers, his love for phones finds him reporting a lot of news about applications for iPhone, Android, and other popular operating systems

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