Over Christmas, the self-styled group of lulz-seeking lowlifes known as the Lizard Squad DDoSed the shit out of PSN and Xbox Live, ruining Christmas for untold numbers of 8-year-olds, and by extension their parents. Law enforcement is slowly but surely bringing them to justice, but now Sony is also trying to make…
PlayStation Network and Xbox Live are still repeatedly going offline and experiencing problems, so if you're itching to try out a new Christmas gift game, you may have to wait.
Since late last night, it looks like a bunch of hackers have been attacking the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live online gaming services. Merry Christmas 2014, everyone!
By now, it's no secret that Sony sucks at cybersecurity. The company's movie business, Sony Pictures Entertainment, was recently hit with what may end up being the biggest corporate hack in history. It's not the first time Sony has laid claim to that title. And if history is any guide, it likely won't be the last.
Swathes of PSN users are having the passwords changed—which is, according to Sony, a "purely a precautionary measure" for "routine protection." Which sounds slightly suspicious.
Poor old Sony was hammered by both media and its own users earlier this year, after news broke of a large-scale hacking of its PlayStation Network. And now it's happened again.
As last week's promised date for the PlayStation Network and Qriocity services to go back online passed us by, Sony users must be feeling pretty antsy right about now. It's not looking good however, as Sony's spokesperson told Bloomberg that they now plan to have the services up and running by May 31st. As the…
Within a week?! WITHIN A WEEK?! It's already been over a week! Sony's still hard at work attempting to restore operations after the security breach, and is moving the PSN network infrastructure and data center "to a new, more secure location." As for your personal details which may or may not have been compromised,…
Personal details, and maybe even credit card details as well, have been stolen from the PlayStation Network after hackers broke into the system sometime before the 19th of April. But why did it take Sony so long to tell its customers—me! You! Your neighbor!—that they were hacked?
Released last week to poor reviews (with a few exceptions), alien invasion flick Battle: Los Angeles runs 116 minutes long. The video game tie-in lasts less than half of that.… [Kotaku]
A hacker claims he's infiltrated the PlayStation Network—their version of Xbox Live—and discovered that Sony not only collects a lot of data on everything that your PlayStation 3 is plugged into, they also do a terrible job with your credit card information.
According to a rumor over on Joystick, Sony is set to announce PSN+ at E3 next month, a premium version of their PlayStation Network service. The alleged benefits sound fantastic.
Right now, Xbox Live releases content like new downloadable games on Tuesdays while PSN doesn't offer (what's often the same) content until the following Thursday. But this May, Sony will shift weekly updates to Tuesdays to match Microsoft.