Thursday, May 19, 2011

Creating passwords for the PlayStation Network temporarily blocked

After the discovery of a security flaw, the manufacturer and publisher Sony has been forced to temporarily close a website set up to help users affected by large-scale piracy of game network online PlayStation Network (PSN) mid-April. This site was designed to allow some 77 million users of the portal PSN reset their password to access the network.

But the process of resettable based on birth date and e-mail address of the subscriber data precisely targeted by large-scale piracy that has hit the PSN. Access to the page to reset passwords for the PlayStation Network has been temporarily blocked Wednesday as the online service Qriocity, which offers videos and music.

The fault was repaired and the site access will be restored quickly, "said Sony spokesman. The group, who found himself under fire for its handling of the April attacks against its networks PSN and Sony Online Entertainment, said that no hacking had taken place and that account holders could still PSN even change their passwords via their PlayStation.

Sony had begun Sunday to pick up gradually its platforms, nearly a month after being forced to close, announcing to have reinforced security measures.

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