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Holy PSN!!

Discussion in 'Locker Room' started by Big Suge Knight, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. Big Suge Knight

    Big Suge Knight Walk On

    Mar 1, 2009
    Valued PlayStation(R)Network/Qriocity Customer:

    We have discovered that between April 17 and April 19, 2011,
    certain PlayStation Network and Qriocity service user account
    information was compromised in connection with an illegal and
    unauthorized intrusion into our network. In response to this
    intrusion, we have:

    1) Temporarily turned off PlayStation Network and Qriocity services;

    2) Engaged an outside, recognized security firm to conduct a full
    and complete investigation into what happened; and

    3) Quickly taken steps to enhance security and strengthen our
    network infrastructure by rebuilding our system to provide you
    with greater protection of your personal information.

    We greatly appreciate your patience, understanding and goodwill
    as we do whatever it takes to resolve these issues as quickly and
    efficiently as practicable.

    Although we are still investigating the details of this incident,
    we believe that an unauthorized person has obtained the following
    information that you provided: name, address (city, state, zip), country,
    email address, birthdate, PlayStation Network/Qriocity password and login,
    and handle/PSN online ID. It is also possible that your profile data,
    including purchase history and billing address (city, state, zip),
    and your PlayStation Network/Qriocity password security answers may
    have been obtained. If you have authorized a sub-account for your
    dependent, the same data with respect to your dependent may have
    been obtained. While there is no evidence at this time that credit
    card data was taken, we cannot rule out the possibility. If you have
    provided your credit card data through PlayStation Network or Qriocity,
    out of an abundance of caution we are advising you that your credit
    card number (excluding security code) and expiration date may have
    been obtained.

    For your security, we encourage you to be especially aware of email,
    telephone and postal mail scams that ask for personal or sensitive
    information. Sony will not contact you in any way, including by email,
    asking for your credit card number, social security number or other
    personally identifiable information. If you are asked for this information,
    you can be confident Sony is not the entity asking. When the PlayStation
    Network and Qriocity services are fully restored, we strongly recommend that
    you log on and change your password. Additionally, if you use your PlayStation
    Network or Qriocity user name or password for other unrelated services or
    accounts, we strongly recommend that you change them as well.

    To protect against possible identity theft or other financial loss, we
    encourage you to remain vigilant, to review your account statements and
    to monitor your credit reports. We are providing the following information
    for those who wish to consider it:
    - U.S. residents are entitled under U.S. law to one free credit report annually
    from each of the three major credit bureaus. To order your free credit report,
    visit www.annualcreditreport.com or call toll-free (877) 322-8228.

    - We have also provided names and contact information for the three major U.S.
    credit bureaus below. At no charge, U.S. residents can have these credit bureaus
    place a "fraud alert" on your file that alerts creditors to take additional steps
    to verify your identity prior to granting credit in your name. This service can
    make it more difficult for someone to get credit in your name. Note, however,
    that because it tells creditors to follow certain procedures to protect you,
    it also may delay your ability to obtain credit while the agency verifies your
    identity. As soon as one credit bureau confirms your fraud alert, the others
    are notified to place fraud alerts on your file. Should you wish to place a
    fraud alert, or should you have any questions regarding your credit report,
    please contact any one of the agencies listed below:

    Experian: 888-397-3742; www.experian.com; P.O. Box 9532, Allen, TX 75013
    Equifax: 800-525-6285; www.equifax.com; P.O. Box 740241, Atlanta, GA 30374-0241
    TransUnion: 800-680-7289; www.transunion.com; Fraud Victim Assistance Division,
    P.O. Box 6790, Fullerton, CA 92834-6790

    - You may wish to visit the website of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission at
    www.consumer.gov/idtheft or reach the FTC at 1-877-382-4357 or 600 Pennsylvania
    Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20580 for further information about how to protect
    yourself from identity theft. Your state Attorney General may also have advice
    on preventing identity theft, and you should report instances of known or
    suspected identity theft to law enforcement, your State Attorney General,
    and the FTC. For North Carolina residents, the Attorney General can be
    contacted at 9001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-9001; telephone
    (877) 566-7226; or www.ncdoj.gov. For Maryland residents, the Attorney
    General can be contacted at 200 St. Paul Place, 16th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202;
    telephone: (888) 743-0023; or www.oag.state.md.us.

    We thank you for your patience as we complete our investigation of this
    incident, and we regret any inconvenience. Our teams are working around the
    clock on this, and services will be restored as soon as possible. Sony takes
    information protection very seriously and will continue to work to ensure that
    additional measures are taken to protect personally identifiable information.
    Providing quality and secure entertainment services to our customers is
    our utmost priority. Please contact us at 1-800-345-7669 should you have any
    additional questions.


    Sony Computer Entertainment and Sony Network Entertainment
  2. Shaun Mason

    Shaun Mason Somebody you used to know.

    Feb 9, 2009
    Featured Threads:
    Cancel those credit cards and buy an Xbox360!
  3. Hova

    Hova Live Action. YiYiYi!

    Feb 21, 2009
    lmaooo, just gets worse. Thats what happens when you dont pay
  4. KnightNoles

    KnightNoles Learn to Compete

    Jul 6, 2009
    Damn you scuba steve... I fell for it, I thought it was going to be something good and you give me this.....

  5. Big Suge Knight

    Big Suge Knight Walk On

    Mar 1, 2009
    Sorry. I was shocked when I read this and the FAQ on their site.
  6. NYJuggalo45

    NYJuggalo45 Walk On

    Feb 10, 2009
    Boy am I glad we have Bill Gates on our team
  7. PepperNY

    PepperNY Fear the Spear

    May 9, 2010
    done! Looks like My xbox 360 is going to start getting more use
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  8. controllerabuser

    controllerabuser Purple People Eaters

    Jul 6, 2009
    I'm looking for an XBOX 360... this is pathetic
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  9. JrRawlins

    JrRawlins People hate me cause they aint me...

    Feb 10, 2009

  10. KnightNoles

    KnightNoles Learn to Compete

    Jul 6, 2009

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  11. Sabo

    Sabo Z2H Commish

    Feb 13, 2010

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