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PS Vita Hacker SKFU on Uncovering New Security Vulnerabilities 1300°
January 21, 2012 // 10:18 pm - Since reporting on his last flaw uncovered, PlayStation Vita hacker SKFU has found a few new vulnerabilities in Sony's PS Vita handheld gaming system.

To quote via wololo: Few hours ago, developer SKFU (known for his work on the PS3, but also recently for some investigations on the Vita security) posted a screenshot of his Vita showing some HTML in what is supposed...

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Video: PS Vita Content Manager and Security Concerns of Wololo 1300°
December 29, 2011 // 3:09 pm - Following up on the PS Vita HBL Demo, today PlayStation Vita hacker wololo has shared details on the PS Vita Content Manager and the related security concerns as outlined below.

To quote: A few days ago I posted my concerns about the “Content Manager” tool, a tool that is compulsory to install and use if you want to copy files from and to your...

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Sony Chief Information Security Officer Warns of Network Breach 700°
October 11, 2011 // 9:51 pm - Today Sony's SVP and PSN Chief Information Security Officer Philip Reitinger has issued an official warning that PlayStation Network security appears to once again be breached.

To quote: We want to let you know that we have detected attempts on Sony Entertainment Network, PlayStation Network and Sony Online Entertainment ("Networks") services to test a massive set of sign-in IDs and passwords against our network database.

These attempts appear to include a large amount of data obtained from one or more compromised lists from other companies, sites or other sources....

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PS3 System Software Update v3.72 Incoming, Features Detailed 1000°
September 19, 2011 // 10:13 pm - It's been about six weeks since the last PlayStation 3 System Software update surfaced, and today Sony Network Entertainment VP Eric Lempel has announced that PS3 Firmware 3.72 update is incoming.

Download: PS3 System Software Update v3.72 (US) / PS3...

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Call of Duty: Black Ops PS3 Security Patch 1.13 Update Arrives 300°
September 13, 2011 // 7:41 pm - Today JD_2020 announced that the Call of Duty: Black Ops PS3 patch 1.13 update has gone live, which includes security and game fixes as outlined below.

To quote: We are listening to you and we've been busy working on updates based on feedback from the community. We have already deployed a number of updates, and there will be many more to come. Stay tuned right here for all the latest info.

CoD: Black Ops Patch 1.13 PlayStation 3 Updates:

• Security Updates.
• Addressed an issue where Custom Private Match settings were carrying over to Public...

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Sony Hires Former Homeland Security Boss for PSN Security 550°
September 6, 2011 // 4:17 pm - Today Reuters (linked above) reports that Sony has hired the former director of the U.S. National Cyber Security Center Philip Reitinger to oversee PSN security in an effort to prevent further breaches in their network.

To quote: "Certainly the network issue was a catalyst for the appointment," a Sony spokesman said. "We are looking to bolster our network security even further."

Shares in Sony have fallen 55 percent since the company revealed the hacking on April 27, sparking widespread criticism and casting a shadow over its plans for expansion in online businesses...

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Sony Turns Off PSN Sign-In Due to Password Reset Security Issues 550°
May 18, 2011 // 11:05 am - Today Nyleveia.com (linked above) reports news of a security issue with the PlayStation Network 'Password Reset' feature, and as a result Sony has turned off the PSN sign-in to remedy the matter.

Sony has also confirmed that it was indeed not a hack, but a URL exploit that was subsequently fixed.

To quote from Community Team Moderator Yaster via the official PS...

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Sony PlayStation Network Security Update, SOE Now Down 1350°
May 2, 2011 // 4:22 pm - Today Sony's Senior Director of Corporate Communications & Social Media Patrick Seybold has made available another PlayStation Network security update to clarify some common PSN concerns, as follows:

On Tuesday, April 26 we shared that some information that was compromised in connection with an illegal and unauthorized intrusion into our network. Once again, we'd like to apologize to the many users who were inconvenienced and worried abut this situation.

We want to state this again given the increase in speculation about credit card information being used fraudulently....

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