Users of Sony’s PlayStation Network are at risk of identity theft after hackers broke into the system, and accessed the personal information of video game players.
The implications of the hack, which resulted in the service being offline since last week, are only now becoming clear as Sony has confirmed that the hackers, who broke into the system between April 17th and April 19th, were able to access the personal data of online gamers.
In a blog post, Sony warns that hackers have been able to access a variety of personal information belonging to users including:
- * Name
* Address (city, state, zip code)
* Email address
* Date of birth
* PlayStation Network/Qriocity password and login
* Handle/PSN online ID
In addition, Sony…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.