Security breach

Privacy Commissioner Investigating Breach

A representative of Canada’s privacy commissioner has told Postmedia News that it is investigating this month’s Playstation Network/Qriocity security breach.

The security breach has caused additional headaches for Sony in California, where a class action lawsuit was filed on Wednesday over this issue.

Another Security Breach

WARNING – Playstation Network users should change their passwords and security questions as soon as possible !

An unknown number of user accounts have been breached from April 17th and April 19th, 2011 according to Sony, allowing intruders access to personal information.

This information includes profile information (names, addresses), purchase history, password and security question information.

PlayStation Network and Qriocity services are currently offline as a security firm investigates the security breaches. And Sony advises users that they will never ask for credit card number, social security number or other personally identifiable information by email or phone.