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Sony Hacked Again

Reuters reports that So-Net, the Japanese Internet service provider part of Sony, has been attacked by an intruder who stole virtual points from account holders worth 100,000 yen, or approximately $1,225.

"At this point in our investigations, we have not confirmed any data leakage," the company said in a statement to customers on its website. "We have not found any sign of a possibility that a third party has obtained members' names, addresses, birth dates and phone numbers."

So-Net has suspended all So-Net points transactions pending investigation of the intrusion, and has encouraged all its customers to change their passwords to something new -- and more secure. Meanwhile, PSN and Sony Online Entertainment services are well on the way to being fully restored after the recent outages.

Where will it end?

This article originally appeared on GamePro.com as Sony Hacked Again


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