Another Security Breach at Sony

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Just as Sony was trying to reassure Congress at a data security hearing, hacker group LuizSec posts another 1 million names, addresses, date of birth, and passwords.  LuizSec stated, “Why do you put such faith in a company that allows itself to become open to these simple attacks?”  This must not look good for the new security officer at Sony!

LuizSec stated that a single “injection” allowed this access.  OK, so there’s a security hole, but why wasn’t the data encrypted?  This lack of encryption boggles my mind!


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