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Sony says PlayStation Network back online

The network was temporarily interrupted by a distributed denial of service attack on Sunday. The incident also included a security threat over Twitter that targeted a plane carrying a Sony executive.

By August 25, 2014

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PSN, Qriocity back online in Japan Wednesday

Japan will be the last country to regain access to Sony's PlayStation Network and Qriocity video and music services after April's cyberattack on the network. Plus: A brief outage--for maintenance.

By July 5, 2011

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Sony's Qriocity aims to put Connect, iTunes behind

On the music front, Sony long ago ruled with the Walkman, and stumbled badly with its Connect service. Can it reclaim lost glory by relying on the cloud and its PlayStation network?

By February 17, 2011

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Sony begins testing online Entertainment Network Store

Sony's store has not been officially announced, but the company has confirmed that it's testing out a new marketplace.

By December 7, 2012

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Sony Network Entertainment chief Tim Schaaff to retire

Although Schaaff will leave his role on December 31, Sony will keep him on as a member of the board of directors.

By November 8, 2012

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Sony PSN hacking lawsuit dismissed by judge

A judge rules that "there is no such thing as perfect security," after 75 million customers' billing addresses, user names, passwords, and phone numbers were stolen in a massive cyberattack.

By October 23, 2012

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Why 'data breach' isn't a dirty word anymore

Contrary to popular belief, data breaches don't necessarily sink a company, studies and survivors indicate.

By March 26, 2012

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Why Sony needed to swap out its CEO

Sony's Howard Stringer will be replaced by Kazuo Hirai on April 1. It's a smart move that has as much to do with Stringer's mistakes as with Hirai's own qualifications.

By February 1, 2012

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Sony's data loss didn't breach Privacy Act

Sony Computer Entertainment Australia wasn't on the wrong side of the law when it experienced a massive data breach owing to a cyber attack earlier this year, according to Australian Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim.

By September 29, 2011

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Questioning Sony's new class-action waiver

Sony is removing right for consumers to join class-action suits against many of its online services. But with recent breaches of Sony networks, and lengthy PSN downtime, still fresh in many minds, is this a branding blunder?

By September 18, 2011