After the Walkman

For a company that almost single-handedly created the
consumer electronics industry with blockbusters like the Walkman, Sony has had
its share of strategic and public relations face plants in the last decade, with IT security being just one
flash point. From its infamous digital rights management rootkit to flaming
laptop batteries to the latest breaches of PlayStation Network and Station.com,
here are some of Sony’s biggest security woes.

For a company that almost single-handedly created the
consumer electronics industry with blockbusters like the Walkman, Sony has had
its share of strategic and public relations face plants in the last decade, with IT security being just one
flash point. From its infamous digital rights management rootkit to flaming
laptop batteries to the latest breaches of PlayStation Network and Station.com,
here are some of Sony’s biggest security woes.

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