Hackers claim stealing SonyPictures.com passwords

June 2nd, 2011 in Technology / Internet
Hackers claimed on Thursday to have stolen more than one million passwords, email addresses and other information from SonyPictures.com in the latest cyberattack on the Japanese electronics giant.


Hackers claimed on Thursday to have stolen more than one million passwords, email addresses and other information from SonyPictures.com in the latest cyberattack on the Japanese electronics giant.

Hackers claimed on Thursday to have stolen more than one million passwords, email addresses and other information from SonyPictures.com in the latest cyberattack on the Japanese electronics giant.

The claim was made by a group of hackers calling themselves "Lulz Security" on their Twitter feed @LulzSec.

"We recently broke into SonyPictures.com and compromised over 1,000,000 users' personal information, including , email addresses, home addresses, dates of birth, and all Sony opt-in data associated with their accounts," they said.

Sony, whose online activities have come under a series of cyberattacks in recent weeks, had no immediate comment about the latest alleged breach.

(c) 2011 AFP

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