Sony Ericsson’s Canadian Online store Hacked, Sony in the Crosshair
Sony has been targeted by Hackers yet again. In the biggest attack against an organization, hackers all over the world are taking revenge for their rights with Sony. After several attacks including PSN, SONY BMG, and even a service all owned by Sony, This time its Sony Ericsson’s Canadian Online store and the intrusion extracted personal data of more than 2,000 Canadian Eshop customers.
According to SE the passwords taken were encrypted and no credit card details were lost. Hopefully SONY will tighten its security post these attack making it one of the most secure Company with online presence.
On Tuesday, security firm Sophos said Sony Music Japan suffered the same fate — with hackers exploiting a system vulnerability and posting such taunts as “stupid Sony, so very stupid” inside the data they made available online.
And while the series of attacks suggest Sony has more work to do securing its networks Phil Lieberman, CEO of online security consulting firm Lieberman Software, said it is also the price Sony is paying for its hard-line approach to the hacking community.[BBC]