Reports Suggest PSN Hacked, Credit Card Security Exposed

By Darryl Kaye on February 17, 2011, 2:21PM EST

Not long after Sony stated that they'd be taking the fight to the hackers, more reports are emerging of a much more serious breach of Sony's PlayStation Network.

According to Ars Technica, a new hacker has revealed that credit card details are sent to Sony as unencrypted text files, and that Sony stores information about everything you do. He claims that, for example, they even know what TV you're using and what's plugged into your USB ports.

You can find out more about this worrying breach of security at Ars Technica, where they discuss it in a bit more detail.

Source: Ars Technica

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