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#346414 - 04/27/11 08:41 PM Re: Sony Playstation Network Hacked [Re: terzaghi]
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There are now reports of individuals complaining about fraudulent charges on their CC's. I guess we will know soon enough whether there is substance to these reports and if it is related to the recent breach. The victims think it is.

http://news.cnet.com/8301-27080_3-20058067-245.html
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#346415 - 04/27/11 09:15 PM Re: Sony Playstation Network Hacked [Re: BlueJays1]
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Yeah, with 77 million compromised accounts it is very likely that some of those people would have had fraudulent charges even without Sony's help.
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#346430 - 04/28/11 12:25 AM Re: Sony Playstation Network Hacked [Re: terzaghi]
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Yup 77M accounts. I heard on the CNET podcast that the average CC fraud charge can be around $300. That's quite an amount that Sony would have to cover...

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#346438 - 04/28/11 01:16 AM Re: Sony Playstation Network Hacked [Re: oldskoolboarder]
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Not all PSN accounts have credit cards tied to them but yeah this could cost Sony billions of dollars. Depending on what information people have out there, another scary thing is the possibility of identity theft.
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#346454 - 04/28/11 07:26 AM Re: Sony Playstation Network Hacked [Re: terzaghi]
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No letter here. I did read an announcement somewhere though so I keep checking my online statements. They didn't get PINs or expiry dates which helps somewhat, but not much. I'm trying to be optimistic and say tell myself that because I'm in Canada my data may have been stored in an alternate location. Doubtful though if the numbers on the amount of accounts hacked is accurate.

It would suck if I get nailed as I haven't even had my PS3 turned on in about a year (broken) and I haven't bought anything via the store in even longer.
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#346461 - 04/28/11 08:33 AM Re: Sony Playstation Network Hacked [Re: Murph]
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Last I read they said that the Credit Card info was stored separately from the hacked info and that it was encrypted... not to say that it wasn't obtained though.
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#346467 - 04/28/11 09:27 AM Re: Sony Playstation Network Hacked [Re: terzaghi]
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They say the CC info was in another table, not truly separate. But the table was encrypted. My question is, "where were the decryption keys stored?" If the answer is, "another table", I'll be really upset.
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#346490 - 04/28/11 11:03 AM Re: Sony Playstation Network Hacked [Re: ClubNeon]
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Good point Chris...
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#346491 - 04/28/11 11:07 AM Re: Sony Playstation Network Hacked [Re: ClubNeon]
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Just coming off the Geohot scandal, you know Hotz would have to pile on to Sony. I agree with him, the last things you want to do is make your customers feel like criminals (collecting IP addresses) and pissing of hackers. The latter is never a good thing, because they are always smarter, than the smartest working and towing the company line for the corps.

http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/34339..._Of_Lawyers.php
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#346606 - 04/29/11 02:23 PM Re: Sony Playstation Network Hacked [Re: BlueJays1]
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Now add the fact that I've been hit w/ the Amazon storage outage. I use Jungledisk w/ Amazon's S3 for offsite backup of my personal photos/vids. I haven't been able to backup for 3 days. The outage is recognized but the fix is not.

Man, what's going on?

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