Privacy Police

Game On: Hackers Claim to Have Playstation Users Credit Card Info

Chatter in the underground forums frequented by hackers and security researchers is that gamers sensitive financial data is now for sale.

The recent attack on Sony’s Playstation network compromised a record 70 million user accounts, leaking names, emails and addresses.

Nick Bilton over at Bits checked in with a security specialist who had seen offers of 2.2 million credit card numbers for $100,000, along with  a claim that the criminals had offered to sell the data back to Sony first.  Read More