Sony has warned users against a massive bruteforce attack against PlayStation and Sony network accounts. The attack â€“ which used password and user ID combinations from an unidentified third-party source â€“ succeeded in compromising 60,000 PlayStation Network and 33,000 Sony Online Entertainment network accounts. These accounts have been locked and passwords reset.
The attack took place between October 7 and 10 and succeeded in matching valid sign-in IDs.Â According to a blog post by Philip Reitinger, Sony’s Chief Information Security Officer, credit card details were not compromised.
Via The Hacker News