Sony suffers second data breach, hackers claim

Mysterious ‘LulzSec’ group claims responsibility

A hacker team calling themselves ‘LulzSec’, claims to have breached Sony’s data security, stealing over 1,000,000 unguarded passwords. Sony is investigating the hackers’ claims, while at the same time trying to restore its image since the corporation’s major data breach in April—in which hundreds of millions of user credit card numbers were stolen through its PlayStation company. The names and whereabouts of the ‘LulzSec’ hackers are unknown, though the group has been present online, taunting Sony via Twitter and their own website. Sony is under pressure to account for its hesitation in informing customers of the breach in April.

CBC News

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