There have been several updates since our last report on the Sony breach. The company says that all credit card numbers stored on its servers were in encrypted form, meaning they will be of little use to hackers even if they are stolen, of which Sony says there is no evidence. (That does raise the question of whether other user data which is known to have been compromised was encrypted and, if not, why not.) Continue reading
On the downside, 2.2 million credit card numbers may (repeat may) be in the hands of hackers after the Sony PSN data breach. On the upside, everyone’s trophies are fine.