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    Default Sony shuts down PlayStation Network Indefinitely

    On Monday, the Japanese electronics giant said it is keeping its PlayStation Network videogame service offline indefinitely following a hacking attack it now says may have compromised user’s information.

    To ensure the network’s integrity, Sony said it is currently rebuilding the service, which connects more than 75 million PlayStation customers over the Internet, letting them play videogames and chat together. “This is a time intensive process and we’re working to get them back online quickly,” Sony spokesman Patrick Seybold said in a blog post.

    Sony is still investigating the “external intrusion” that forced the electronics giant to shut down its network last Wednesday. In an email, the company also said it is also trying to figure out if any personal information, such as credit card numbers, may have been compromised in the attack.
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    update on this...their PC gaming portion as well got hacked into

    http://www.soe.com/securityupdate/

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    Sony and PS users got totally owned. Wow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skyguy View Post
    Sony and PS users got totally owned. Wow.
    Tell me about it .. and I am one of those users ...

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    Time to turn away from the Dark Side and get back to PC gaming

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    let's join the force.....
    A proposed class action lawsuit has been filed in Ontario on behalf of about one million Canadian PlayStation and Qriocity users.

    Sony Corp. said Monday that hackers may have taken personal information from more than 100 million user accounts worldwide in recent PlayStation Network breaches.......
    SOURCE DAMN!....too bad I don't own PS

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skyguy View Post
    Time to turn away from the Dark Side and get back to PC gaming
    Na .. I went out and bought a XBOX 360 .... LOL..

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    Traitor! LOL.

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    Ha Ha ! . .a Traitor that can still play online at the mo .. Hopefully the PSN will be back up soon ...

    Although I purchased a 360 .. I am still a PS3 fan ... it's not the PS3's fault the PSN got hacked . it is still a great Console.

    I now have 2 Xbox 360's. I have an original 360 that I modded to play backup's which I do not use online and now I have the new Xbox360 Slim 250GB with kinect which I can play online with.

    The Kinect controller is one of the best physical controllers out there. Far better that the Wii or Playstation Move. Nothing on the market comes close to it.

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    Sony Offering Two PS3 Games as PSN Outage Compensation

    PS3 players will have a group of five titles to choose from while PSP users will only have four. Sony wasn’t ready to reveal what those selectable titles will be at this moment, but we figure they will most likely be titles that have been recently published by Sony
    http://gamerant.com/sony-offering-ps...age-tao-83416/

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