PlayStation Network may have been hacked

Chris Scott Barr - Mar 27, 2008

For those of you that are PS3 users, have you had any issues signing into your PlayStation Network account lately? If so, you may have fallen victim to a recent infiltration of Sony’s network.

Sony has issued a statement regarding a vulnerability in the PlayStation Network which may have allowed hackers to gain “unauthorized access” to passwords and personal info of its users. While Sony can’t confirm that this has actually happened, they have chosen to alert users to the possibility.

The vulnerability has since been patched and everything is secure once again. If you’re wondering if your account has been hacked, just try signing in. Sony has offered these words of reassurance: “if you can successfully sign in with your pre-set password, your account is not affected by this incident.”

[via Shacknews]

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