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Sony Makes $15M Settlement Over 2011 PSN Hack

Sony Makes $15M Settlement Over 2011 PSN Hack

By Josh Wolford July 24, 2014

In April of 2011, Sony’s PlayStation Network was hit with an “external intrusion,” prompting a massive shutdown amid concerns that personal information – possibly even credit card info – had been compromised. Those fears were eventually confirmed, as Sony admitted …

Every PS4 Comes With $10 PSN Credit Every PS4 Comes With $10 PSN Credit

We’re only a week away from the launch of the PS4, but Sony still has some surprises in store for those who are buying the console during the launch window. Sony announced today that every PS4 sold will come with …

Sony Takes Us Behind The Scenes Of Rain Sony Takes Us Behind The Scenes Of Rain

Last year, Sony announced two new original titles from its Japanese development studios. The first was Puppeteer – a platformer featuring a small boy that has been turned into a puppet. The other was rain – an interesting puzzle/platformer game …

LulzSec Hacker Gets A Year In Prison LulzSec Hacker Gets A Year In Prison
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In 2011, LulzSec was a name that everybody knew. They were the hacking group behind the PlayStation Network hack of 2011 that brought the service down for more than a month. They were also responsible for a number of other …

Sony Hit With $395K Fine Over PSN Hack Sony Hit With $395K Fine Over PSN Hack

PlayStation fans may remember a dark time from almost two years ago when the PSN went down for almost a month. The cause? A massive cyberattack that crippled the network and led to account details for over 77 million users …

Final Fantasy Sale Coming to PSN in Europe This Week Final Fantasy Sale Coming to PSN in Europe This Week

Sony today announced that most of the Final Fantasy series titles that can be found in the PlayStation Store will be half-off this week. The sale will begin on Wednesday, January 23 after the lasest store update is complete. Most …

Demon’s Souls is Coming to PSN Next Week Demon’s Souls is Coming to PSN Next Week

It’s taken a while, but game publishers have finally come back around to the realization that gamers really are gluttons for punishment. Where early games such as Mega Man and Metroid were difficult and took many hours to master and …

Darkstalkers Ressurection Coming Early Next Year Darkstalkers Ressurection Coming Early Next Year

Everybody has a favorite Capcom fighter. Some like the elegance of Street Fighter whereas others like the fast and furious gameplay of Marvel vs. Capcom 3. As for me, I was always a fan of Darkstalkers. Capcom created one of …

Tokyo Jungle Launch Trailer Released Tokyo Jungle Launch Trailer Released

While we’re all waiting those last few weeks until the year’s major holiday launch titles begin rolling out, it’s good to remember that many of the most popular games of the past few years have been quirky indie titles. Keeping …

Anonymous PSN Hack Looks Suspicious Anonymous PSN Hack Looks Suspicious

Here we go again. The Twitter feed for YourAnonNews just alerted everybody to a PasteBin dump that claims to have hacked the PSN. The guy behind it says that he’s not on Twitter, Facebook or IRC. I’ve never heard of …

PS3 To Get Increased PS2 Library....In Japan PS3 To Get Increased PS2 Library....In Japan
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That day that a lot of people have been waiting for is finally upon us. The day that you can go to the PSN store and download your favorite game from 10 years ago. If you live in Japan that …

PS Vita Firmware Update v1.8 To Add PS1 Support PS Vita Firmware Update v1.8 To Add PS1 Support
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Maybe Sony is listening after all? After a very long time and a lot of griping by fans, Sony has finally announced an upcoming firmware update for the Playstation Vita that will allow it to play Playstation One games. This, …

PS Plus Instant Games For July Gets Detailed PS Plus Instant Games For July Gets Detailed
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The Playstation Plus program was invented to both get some extra cash for Playstation, and to give the loyal followers a discount program. During E3 they announced a semi-revamp to the program that was going to feature 3 new games …

PSN Summer Sale Means up to 50% Off Games Next Week PSN Summer Sale Means up to 50% Off Games Next Week

Summer can be a bleak time for gamers. The blockbuster titles that were delayed past last year’s holiday release dates have already came and went, and its far too early for publishers to begin hyping this year’s holiday line-up. It’s …

Youtube App For PS Vita Now Available Youtube App For PS Vita Now Available

I have written quite a bit about the problems that the Playstation Vita has been having. Since the launch of the handheld system, the numbers of units purchased has been completely underwhelming. Besides the complete lack of abundant AAA titles …

PS3 System Software Update (v4.20) Out On June 26th PS3 System Software Update (v4.20) Out On June 26th

One of the biggest gripes about the Playststion 3 has been that sometimes it feels like every single time you turn on the system you have to do a system update. This is mainly due to super tough security standards …

Rainbow Moon JRPG Coming To PSN On July 10th Rainbow Moon JRPG Coming To PSN On July 10th

One of the biggest gripes this generation of consoles across the board is the complete lack of JRPGs (Japanese role playing games ala Final Fantasy). The Playstation 2 had tons of them, Nintendo was known for them for years, but …