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PSN hacking suspect sentenced to house arrest for destroying evidence

This week, 23-year-old Ohio resident Todd M. Miller was sentenced to a year of house arrest for destruction of evidence and obstructing a federal investigation into a 2008 hacker-led PlayStation Network breach. The Columbus Dispatch reports that US District Judge Peter C. Economus said Miller wa...

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UK government fines Sony for 'serious' 2011 PSN breach, Sony to appeal

The UK Information Commissioner's Office has fined Sony £250,000 for the offense of having been hacked in 2011. The office called the infamous PlayStation Network hack "a serious breach of the Data Protection Act." The ICO found that the attack was preventable "if the software had been up-to-...

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Class action lawsuit from PlayStation Network hack mostly dismissed

Federal Judge Anthony Battaglia dismissed several key claims of a class action lawsuit leveled against Sony after 2011's PSN hack. Battaglia's order dismissed such claims as negligence, restitution, unjust enrichment, bailment and violations of California consumer protection statutes, Courthouse Ne...

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Anonymous: PSN hacked again, 10 million accounts at risk [update: Perhaps not]

A tweet by hacker group Anonymous links out to a document titled "Sony Hacked (LEAK) Playstation Network Pwned," containing a list of email addresses and what appears to be hashed passwords. The hacker claims to have about 50 gigabytes of information beyond what's in the document, and about 10 mill...

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