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Hackers Bring Down PlayStation Network

The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 08.25.2014 | Technology

Gamers woke up to an unpleasant surprise on Sunday morning when hackers brought down Sony's PlayStation Network by way of a distributed denial-of-serv...

Playstation Network: Fixing Things, BRB

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 03.10.2014 | Technology

The Playstation Network will be down for about 5.5 hours due to scheduled network maintenance. Maintenance will last from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST...

PlayStation Network Down

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.21.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: PSN service is returning to users after a brief outage. Sony's U.S.-based PlayStation Twitter feed posted the following update after 5 p.m...

PlayStation Network Down For Maintenance

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 09.05.2011 | Technology

Sony's PlayStation Network went down briefly on Tuesday, but it was apparently just for maintenance. According to PlayStation Universe, the work w...

'Welcome Back': Sony's Make-Up Package For PSN Hack

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.03.2011 | Technology

After the ongoing debacle that has been the PlayStation Network hack, Sony is trying to mend relationships with angry users with its "Welcome Back" pr...

Peter S. Goodman

Sony Chief: Threat Of Hacking Is Constant

HuffingtonPost.com | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 07.17.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Security has been restored. Come back and play. This was the message delivered to PlayStation aficionados by Sony's chief executive, Howar...

PlayStation Network Reportedly Goes Down--Already?

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.15.2011 | Technology

After a massive global outage, Sony began restoring service to the PlayStation Network on Sunday. However, some are reporting that the PSN is already ...

Sony: Hackers Launched No New PlayStation Attack

Posted 07.11.2011 | Technology

By Liana B. Baker NEW YORK (Reuters) - A security measure that Sony Corp installed made one of the official PlayStation websites unavailable in Jap...

Sony PlayStation Network Relaunch Delayed

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.09.2011 | Technology

Waiting for the PlayStation Network to go back online? You'll have to wait some more. Sony says the PlayStation Network will be fully restored by M...

Is Anonymous Responsible For Sony Hack After All?

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.06.2011 | Technology

No one knows who is responsible for the massive PlayStation Network hack that has compromised over 100 million accounts, though different parties have...

Saki Knafo

Sony PlayStation Network Hack Just The Beginning Of Giant Data Thefts: Experts

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.06.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Howard Stringer, the CEO of Sony, apologized to customers Thursday for the "inconvenience and concern" caused by an attack on Sony's compu...

Anonymous Fires Back At Sony--Again

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.05.2011 | Technology

Sony's cloud-based entertainment network remains down, and the company is now pointing fingers at prominent hacker collective Anonymous. On Wednesd...

Sony Implicates Anonymous In PlayStation Network Hack

Posted 07.04.2011 | Technology

By Diane Bartz and Jim Finkle WASHINGTON/BOSTON (Reuters) - Sony Corp blamed the well-known Internet vigilante group Anonymous for indirectly allow...

Sony Taps Top Cyber-Sleuths To Hunt Hackers

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.04.2011 | Technology

As Sony works to restore service to its 77 million PlayStation Network customers and its 25 million Sony Online Entertainment customers, the company h...

PlayStation Network Back Online This Week, Sony Promises

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.03.2011 | Technology

Sony has promised to begin restoring its cloud-based PlayStation Network and Qriocity services this week. The company took the PSN offline over a...

Sony Says 25 Million More Accounts Hacked

Posted 07.02.2011 | Technology

By Liana B. Baker NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sony Online Entertainment has temporarily shut down its online games service and its Facebook games after di...

Congress Presses Sony On PlayStation Privacy Breach

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 06.29.2011 | Technology

Following the PlayStation Network breach that has potentially affected 77 million users, Congress is asking Sony to explain itself. A House of Rep...

Hackers Claim Stolen PlayStation Data Is For Sale

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 06.29.2011 | Technology

Stolen credit card information from the Sony PlayStation Network may be circulating the web, according to The New York Times. Security researchers ...

Sony PlayStation Network Shut Down 'Indefinitely'

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 06.26.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: Sony has admitted that PlayStation Network hackers have stolen user data, putting names, addresses, and other personal information at risk. Re...

What's Causing Sony's PlayStation Network Outage?

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 06.22.2011 | Technology

[UPDATE 2:] Sony has admitted that the PSN hacker stole user data, such as account names, passwords, email addresses and home addresses. Sony also sai...

PlayStation Network Could Be Down For Days

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 06.21.2011 | Technology

[UPDATE: 4 p.m.] Sony on Saturday confirmed that an "external intrusion" forced the PSN outage. For more details, click here. --- [PREVIOUSLY] T...

PlayStation Network Down Again

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The PlayStation Network is down again, the third time in recent weeks. However, this time the downtime appears to be planned. According to the Play...

Playstation Network Down

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Sony's Playstation Network went down today, Thursday, March 3, 2011. Playstation Help and Support released the following statement: The PlayStat...

PlayStation Network Down?

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The PlayStation Network is down for some users, according to reports. Users on the PSN Community Forums say they have noticed repeated sign-on errors...

PlayStation Network Down For Maintenance: How To Check Status

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The PlayStation network is down today, but don't panic: It's only down for "regularly scheduled maintenance." According to the PlayStation blog, the ...