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Two UK accused of stealing Jackson music from Sony

(AP) -- Two men have been charged in Britain with hacking into Sony Music's computers and stealing music, the company and British police said Monday. A person familiar with the situation said the hackers had obtained unreleased ...

dateMar 05, 2012 in Internet
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Unauthorized access hits Sony PlayStation accounts

Sony said Wednesday intruders staged a massive attempt to access user accounts on its PlayStation Network and other online entertainment services in the second major attack on its flagship gaming site this year.

dateOct 12, 2011 in Internet
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Facebook hires iPhone, PS3 hacker 'Geohot'

Facebook confirmed on Wednesday that it has hired George Hotz, a celebrated hacker known as "GeoHot" who was sued by Sony for hacking the Japanese company's PlayStation 3 game console.

dateJun 29, 2011 in Internet
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Sony backs US cybersecurity legislation

Japan's Sony Corp., victim of one of the largest data breaches in history, voiced support on Wednesday for cybersecurity legislation being considered by the US Congress.

dateJun 29, 2011 in Internet
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Sony's Stringer 'sorry' over data breach

Sony chairman and president Howard Stringer on Tuesday apologised to shareholders and customers over a massive data leak, which helped push its its share price to a two-year low this month.

dateJun 28, 2011 in Business
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Hackers claim another Sony attack

Hackers claimed to have staged another attack on Japanese electronics giant Sony, publishing online a file containing source code for the Sony Computer Entertainment Developer Network.

dateJun 07, 2011 in Internet
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Sony, Epsilon execs support data breach bill

(AP) -- Top executives from Sony and online marketing firm Epsilon told lawmakers Thursday that they support federal legislation that would require companies to promptly notify consumers if their personal information is ...

dateJun 02, 2011 in Business
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