Monday, June 6, 2011

Sony victim of a new computer intrusion

The Japanese electronics giant Sony has reported, Monday, June 6, an illegal intrusion on the site of its European subsidiary. "It is true that an illegal access took place on the European site," said a spokeswoman Mami Imada, but all information is made public, "she said. Sony Europe, headquartered based in London, was spotted Saturday morning attack targeted the personal information of certified trainers of the company for professional broadcast equipment.

Although the data in question were not confidential, the attacker has knowingly employed an illegal means to achieve them, demonstrating a security vulnerability. Since mid-April, Sony undergoes a series of attacks. Last week, Lulz Security, a hacker group, announced it had entered into servers that manage the website SonyPictures.

com. This site offers movie trailers and information on movies or TV shows and allows users to register online to receive information. NINTENDO ALSO REFERRED From mid-April is the platform of Playstation Network, which was unavailable before a gradual return in early June. Sony Online Entertainment (SOE), a platform for online gaming group, has also been affected.

By last weekend, another major Japanese company, Nintendo, acknowledged that the server of its U.S. subsidiary had also been hacked several days earlier. "The server does not contain information on customers," he said however. According to Bloomberg, this intrusion occurred Monday, May 16

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