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Sony Darkens Another Network As Breach Investigation Widens

Sony Corp. took further steps to contain a serious data breach: temporarily shuttering the Website of Sony Online Entertainment and station.com, another of the technology company’s online gaming networks, even as it signaled the slow return of its PlayStation Network to operation.

Amazon: Faulty Upgrade Caused EC2 Outtage

Amazon’s multi day outtage on its Elastic Computer Cloud (EC2) started with a faulty upgrade to one of its East Coast facility just after midnight on April 21, the company admitted in a blog post on Thursday.


Greg Hoglund, CEO of HBGary, admits that lackluster security at his company played a central role in the breach that led to the release of some 50,000 company emails, but also disputes common understanding and reported details of the hack and the group behind it, going so far as to say there was actually no hack at all.

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