Pierluigi Paganini October 05, 2023
Sony sent data breach notifications to about 6,800 individuals

Sony Interactive Entertainment has notified current and former employees and their family members about a data breach. Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has notified current and former employees and their family members about a data breach that exposed their personal information. Sony notified about 6,800 individuals, it confirmed that the security breach was the result of the […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 26, 2023
Threat actors claim the hack of Sony, and the company investigates

Sony launched an investigation into an alleged data breach after the RansomedVC group claimed the hack of the company. Sony announced it is investigating allegations of a data breach after the RansomedVC extortion group claimed to have hacked the company and added the company to its Tor leak site. “We are currently investigating the situation, […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 30, 2022
ENC Security, the encryption provider for Sony and Lexar, leaked sensitive data for over a year

CyberNews experts discovered that ENC Security, a Netherlands software company, had been leaking critical business data since May 2021. Original post at When you buy a Sony, Lexar, or Sandisk USB key or any other storage device, it comes with an encryption solution to keep your data safe. The software is developed by a […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 15, 2021
Two Sony PS5 exploits disclosed the same day

Threat actors stole PS5 root keys using kernel exploits demonstrating the need to improve the security of the popular gaming console. Threat actors stole Sony PS5 root keys from the popular gaming console using two exploits for kernel vulnerabilities. The two exploits weren’t disclosed to the company, the hackers published both exploits on Twitter on […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 08, 2020
Critical remote code execution fixed in PlayStation Now

Security flaws in the PlayStation Now cloud gaming Windows application allowed hackers to execute arbitrary code on Windows systems. Bug bounty hunter Parsia Hakimian discovered multiple security flaws in the PlayStation Now (PS Now) cloud gaming Windows application that allowed hackers to execute arbitrary code on Windows devices running vulnerable app versions. The bugs affected PS Now version […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 06, 2016
Phantom Squad took credit for the PlayStation network outage

The hacking crew Phantom Squad claims responsibility for an alleged DDoS attack that brought down the PlayStation Network. Around 13:00 EST on Monday, The PlayStation Network suffered a major outage worldwide, Sony early confirmed that the network was “experiencing issues” and its status page showed that the problems were affecting all of its major services. Sony […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 25, 2015
Is Play Station Network under attack? Users reported issues

The Phantom Squad started the attacks on the PlayStation Network and the EA (Electronic Arts) as announced a few days ago. Last year hackers belonging to the hacking group of the Lizard Squad tool down at Christmas the online networks of both Microsoft Xbox Live and PlayStation network (PSN) highlighting security issues affecting the services of Sony […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 20, 2015
Phantom Squad plans to hack PSN and Xbox, SkidNP hacks its website

The hacking crew Phantom Squad announced a severe attack on PSN and Xbox Live networks, but SkidNP group defaced its website. A few days ago a group of hackers dubbed Phantom Squad announced that it will take down the Xbox Live and PlayStation Network platforms during the upcoming Christmas holidays, emulating the clamorous attack conducted last year […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 17, 2015
Phantom Squad wants to take down Playstation network and Xbox Live on Christmas

Playstation network and Xbox Live risk to be taken down on Christmas by an anonymous group of hackers known as the Phantom Squad. If you remember, last Christmas, both PlayStation network and Xbox Live were took down by hackers belonging to the group of hackers known as Lizard Squad. It looks like this year this […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 19, 2015
WikiLeaks published new Sony secrets

WikiLeaks on Thursday released 276,394 new files from the Sony Pictures hack, the documents demonstrates the influence of the company on US the Gov. WikiLeaks added more 276,394 documents to its search page, these documents were acquired when the alleged group of North Korean hackers GOP hacked the Sony network. The first documents were published […]